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Old 01-09-2004, 07:50 AM   #1
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Can I delete source files?


After I compile a program from source, can I safely delete the source files?
 
Old 01-09-2004, 07:54 AM   #2
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Yes, but I think you should keep the source as the Makefile usually contains a useful uninstall target (so you can do a make uninstall to remove the software altogether). You can often do a make clean to remove all binary packages in the source tree that may be taking up lots of space.


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