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Old 02-08-2004, 10:26 AM   #1
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how to uninstall a program which has installed using source


hiya, i've installed a program using the source code ie ./configure make make install but accidently deleted the source directory... but how would i uninstall the program now... coz as the source directories been deleted cant do "make uninstall"
 
Old 02-08-2004, 10:28 AM   #2
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All you have to do is remove it's files with the rm command.
 
Old 02-08-2004, 10:54 AM   #3
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thats the tricky bit how would i know which files to remove... is there any where that files installed for a program is listed in a file?
 
Old 02-08-2004, 10:58 AM   #4
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re download the source then do a ./configure, make, make uninstall
 
Old 02-09-2004, 02:35 PM   #5
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thanks... so its always best to have the source around...
 
  


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