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Old 07-24-2006, 01:00 PM   #1
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Removing installation directories

I have a simple question:
After I install a program from source, can I remove the directory which appeared after I extracted the tarball, or is it necessary for program to run?
Old 07-24-2006, 01:05 PM   #2
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No it's unnecessary. You can remove it. Although, if you want to uninstall this program later (and if this program 'allows' removal via make uninstall), you would have to keep it.
Old 07-24-2006, 01:11 PM   #3
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Thanks for you reply.


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