How-to uninstall Perl

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Thu Jun 9 23:00:07 UTC 2005


On Thu, Jun 09, 2005 at 12:46:14PM +0200, Chris Wilson wrote:
>hi,
>
>I compiled Perl from source because dpkg kept giving me the error
>"Can't locate strict.pm in @INC...." which means Perl is screwed.
>Don't know how it happened but installing compiling it and installing
>to /usr/local got everything working ok and I reinstalled the ubuntu
>version of Perl.
>
>Now i want to get rid of the self-compiled version but there is no
>target for "make uninstall". How do I get rid of the version in
>/usr/local?

What else have you installed to /usr/local? It's always an option to
remove all files :-)

 $ find /usr/local -type f -exec rm -f {} \;

/M

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