[Techtalk] Install went wrong
jenn at anthill.echidna.id.au
Sun Nov 10 17:43:27 EST 2002
On Sun, 2002-11-10 at 16:29, Andrew wrote:
> Jen V,
> That/this helps a lot. Few of my readings give in *plain* language what
> is happening. For me this is a slow and long learning process. Can I
> simply trash the the compiled stuff(?) and unpack a new targz? Or will
> that leave "stuff" around in other folders? Put another way, does
> ./configure put stuff in other directories or does that happen with
> "make" or only with "make install"?
It depends on the exact configure script. The best way to remove the
stuff is to use the 'make clean' (or similar command) provided with the
> > Then you will need to read the INSTALL file and find the script
> > (usually a make script similar to 'make clean') that gets read of the
> > detritus of failed installation attempts, run it, then run the
> > configure/make/make install sequence again.....
> > Does this help?
> How is the weather where you are? Dry & warm? I am still a bit dazzeled
> by the ability to "talk" to strangers from all over the world.
yes, we're in a drought. And if you're in the USA, it's probably
'tomorrow' for me.
"Do you ever wonder if there's a whole section of geek culture
you miss out on by being a geek?" - Dancer.
jenn at anthill.echidna.id.au http://anthill.echidna.id.au/~jenn/
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