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Old 12-03-2004, 11:04 AM   #1
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Question regarding source packages

I installed source packages k3b-0.8.1 and xine-lib-1-beta8 but after make and make install when i check my HDD space i found it increased a lot. I want to ask can i give command make clean to free some space? How much it affects to my installed packages? If i want to uninstall packages how can i do that? I know about rpms by using -e option but what about source packages? Is it good to delete the directory from which i installed packages?
Old 12-03-2004, 11:27 AM   #2
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You can do a make clean to remove any temporary files, etc.

And in regards to deleting the source directory after installing, usually I'll remove them after verifying that the program works and has no problems to free up some space. If the program doesn't come with a 'make uninstall', you'll usually just have to remove manually in which you'll have to do if you remove the source directory as well.


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