From: Colin Whittaker (grimnar at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Tue 18 May 1999 - 20:47:57 IST
Mel blurted the following on Tue, May 18, 1999 at 08:47:59PM +0100 :
> Very often, it's much more desirable to install from source rather than
> rpm or deb or whatever other package is around but they are a bitch to
> uninstall. I was wondering is there any way to "pipe" make install scripts
> through something like rpm so it would remember what was installed and
> where for later removal. Anyone know of such a mechanism
freshmeat has a bunch of install replacements that keep logs.
-- Grimnar: It's been a while since I su'd and read a random users mail. Cthulhu: Ah, you should do it more often, it's fun.
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