Fwd: compiling one program, not all, from a source package

Donatas G. dgvirtual at akl.lt
Wed Oct 19 02:55:04 UTC 2011

Thank you Harald,

That sequence explains everything I need for testing. I assume that
this way the files installed will be in exactly the same places as
they would if I used the package way, right? So I will not need "sudo
make uninstall" after that, I will just install a proper package on


2011/10/18 Harald Sitter <apachelogger at ubuntu.com>:
> The non-package way
> would be:
> apt-get source kde-workspace
> apt-get build-dep kde-workspace
> cd kde-workspace
> <apply patch>
> mkdir build
> cd build
> cmake .. -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr
> make kwin
> cd kwin
> sudo make install

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