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Old 11-09-2004, 03:32 PM   #1
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uninstalling programs

hey i have a simple question , how do you uninstall programs you compiled from source?
Old 11-09-2004, 03:35 PM   #2
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usually, you need to run a ./configure then make then make install. Sometimes you can do a make test before a make install but it depends.
Old 11-09-2004, 03:36 PM   #3
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no not to install lol i wanna know how to uninstall
Old 11-09-2004, 03:47 PM   #4
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cd source directory
make uninstall
if it complains about no rule to make target, i think that you are screwd, and you have to delete the files by hand.


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