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Old 08-24-2004, 01:09 AM   #1
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Uninstallation of the installed packages?

Hi all,
I've installed WindowMaker in Solaris Machine. I like to uninstall the same. Generally how to uninstall any package/software that is installed in the machine?
Windowmaker is installed using the source package. ie., i used make install to install it.

Request you to give me the command for uninstalling windowmaker.

Old 08-24-2004, 01:30 AM   #2
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go to where you typed 'make install' and simply type: 'make uninstall'
easy aye
Old 08-24-2004, 04:49 AM   #3
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For those which doesn't have uninstall??

Old 08-24-2004, 04:55 AM   #4
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Since you dont have the uninstall section in the package you installed..i think the only way is just to study the install script of the package and delete things manually


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