Originally Posted by spaceboy909
Hi all. I'm needing to report a bug in Glade, but the site recommended that the latest build be tested first to see if has already been fixed.
I've downloaded the source, and there is an install guide, but since I'm brand new at this, it's a bit confusing and I want to make sure I don't overwrite my existing Glade install.
Basically I just want to keep the installations seperate. Any help is appreciated.
without any more information (and without me downloading and installing it myself), here's some basic info.
typically packages you build from source require you to:
if you want to install in a non-standard place, you would change that sequecne to:
this way, it will put everything that would normally go into /usr into /tmp/tmpGlade.
this assumes it's not a binary install, but if it were a binary install, you probably wouldn't have ./configure & a makefile, rather, some install.sh that may take an argument of --prefix. Check the install readme.