runlevel7 at gmail.com
Tue Oct 11 14:20:53 UTC 2005
On 10/11/05, Shot - Piotr Szotkowski <shot at hot.pl> wrote:
> If you plan to install anything from source, it's best to prepend the
> installation command with `checkinstall -D`, as it will create a .deb
> file, install it (which registers the installed files with apt) and
> is a nice way to have the software cleanly uninstallable.
Usually, I say the same thing. However, maybe "install from source"
was the wrong term for me to use in my previous message. The method I
showed installed gems via a ruby install script, rather via 'make
install'. I don't think that checkinstall will work in this
scenario... or will it?
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