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Old 09-07-2004, 01:32 AM   #1
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how to remove compiled software?

how do i remove a program that is compiled from source completely in suse?

thank you.
Old 09-07-2004, 02:14 AM   #2
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go to the directory from which u installed it from then type :
make uninstall
Old 09-07-2004, 02:35 AM   #3
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ok. but what if the uninstall file is not included in the programm directory?
is there an alternative way to remove compiled software?
Old 09-07-2004, 03:16 AM   #4
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Almost all source will have a makefile that supports make uninstall. If there isn't, and there is nothing in the readme about uninstalling then try redoing make install, look at what files were copied and rm them manually. If make install is not verbose then you will have to read the Makefile.


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