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emailssent 10-11-2004 01:50 AM

How to uninstall tar / bzip/bzip2 files........
 
Suppose i have installed some package using tar files and then how to unistall it
as we do rpm -e <packagename > for rpms.


How to uninstall tar / bzip/bzip2 files........


And how to build rpm from tar files

bbmak 10-11-2004 02:09 AM

Do you mean the source? If you are install from the source, you can uninstall it by using "make uninstall"

darthtux 10-11-2004 02:11 AM

If you still have the source directory, maybe the developer made it where you can run make uninstall. If not, then there is no command to do it.

Check out Checkinstall
http://asic-linux.com.mx/~izto/checkinstall/
It's looks like what you are looking for.


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