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Old 05-06-2003, 08:00 PM   #1
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Removing/Uninstalling Programs

What is the best way to remove a program that was built from source?

ie. I did

./configure && make && make install
etc, etc.

Now how would I remove that package?

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Old 05-07-2003, 04:43 AM   #3
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Go into the directory where you typed all those commands, and type "make uninstall".
Old 05-09-2003, 08:47 AM   #4
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