[Techtalk] removing installed programs
ckpwong at letterboxes.org
Sun Oct 26 15:04:59 EST 2003
Carla Schroder wrote:
> Some programs include 'make clean', or 'make uninstall'. Try those first.
> Otherwise there is no automated way to remove source-built programs. That's
> why RPM and debs came about.
AFAIK, the "make clean" target only removes *.o and other intermediate
files generated during the compile under the source tree. Some may
include a "make distclean" target for removing any files not originally
in the tarball. But neither of them would touch files outside the
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