I read that article. Very interesting, I know understand a bit more
about Linux file structure and packaging. Thanks I'll download a
On 12 Dec 2008, at 10:36, Pádraig Brady <P at draigBrady.com> wrote:
> Conor Mac Aoidh wrote:
>> Thanks for the reply the info was very usefull. I will try and
>> first but if I can't get through it I'll just download a package.
>> have another go at installing it tonight and I'll let you know if I
>> any problems.
>> You should never really compile and install directly.
> I.E. you should always try to avoid doing `make install`
> as that just dumps files on your system outside of the
> knowledge of the packaging system, and all the goodness
> it generally provides.
>> Packaging was one of the confusing things for me when
> I moved to linux, so I made some notes:
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