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Old 10-19-2003, 12:11 AM   #1
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./configure paramerters


where can i find a listing and explanation of all the options you can add to the "./configure" command when doing a source install.

i know theres a way to make it install to a differen (than default) directory, but i dont know how. and im sure there must be a plethera of other options.
 
Old 10-19-2003, 12:17 AM   #2
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./configure --help
 
Old 10-19-2003, 12:19 AM   #3
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Options are usually different with each package or app. Most of the time you can specify the location with the --prefix option, etc.

Check the program your installing for a README or INSTALL file.
 
Old 10-19-2003, 12:47 AM   #4
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this is completely unrelated, but ill ask anyways.

how do i uninstall a package i installed from source, i heard that theres some way to do it, but how?

(other than tracking doun every related file and deleting them individually)
 
Old 10-19-2003, 12:53 AM   #5
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Usually you can do a "make uninstall" but that all depends on the package/app.

Read the INSTALL or README files as some will have different ways to uninstall or remove.
 
Old 10-19-2003, 12:53 AM   #6
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read the readme. In some packages you just have to do a make uninstall in the source directory
 
Old 10-19-2003, 12:54 AM   #7
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I need to type faster
 
Old 10-19-2003, 01:10 AM   #8
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Some apps don't let you "make uninstall", that's why I always use make_uninstall.
 
Old 10-19-2003, 01:21 AM   #9
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or use checkinstall(see my sig).
 
  


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