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Old 05-17-2006, 08:29 AM   #1
Michael_aust
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Uninstall of compiled software


I am starting to have a try at compiling software, just kde applications so far. I have had mixed success using checkinstall, about 75% of the things I have tried I have successfully worked.

Now im wanting to try the whole hog, configure, make and make install instead of configure, mae and checkinstall.

What I am wondering is though, how Would I uninstall an application that I have compiled and installed with make install. Would I need to make a note of the system files it instaled and there locations, then remove then by hand. Or is it possable to make a script to do this from me frokm the applications source code?

Thanks in advance

Michael.
 
Old 05-17-2006, 08:41 AM   #2
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make uninstall
 
Old 05-17-2006, 09:01 AM   #3
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will this remove the application or create a script that can be ran to do it?
 
Old 05-17-2006, 09:47 AM   #4
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Hello,

make uninstall
will delete the application immediately, not create a script.
 
  


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