Can't compile

Nils Kassube kassube at
Tue Feb 26 08:01:31 UTC 2008

Michael wrote:
> What was so difficult with that is that I had to download and install
> multiple packages to accomplish those three simple commands.  I
> probably had to install over 25 megabytes of ancillary programs to do
> those three simple commands.

That 25MB are good for compiling many more programs and you only had to 
install it once. I suppose, you wouldn't complain, if all the necessary 
programs, libraries, etc. had been installed as a default :)

> That extra software is now resident in 
> my system using up my disk space.

Not necessarily - just uninstall the packages you have installed to 
compile your program.


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