Re: Install Debian for desktop
On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 03:36:58PM +0200, Josef Oswald wrote:
> Colin Watson <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > /usr/local somewhere. /usr/local/lib is really only appropriate for
> > libraries, but it's up to you. You might like to try stow, where you put
> > each package in its own directory in /usr/local/stow and it maintains a
> > symlink farm for you; this allows for easy uninstallation.
> Thank you Colin,
> Are you using stow yourself?
In the past, yes. Recently either everything I need has been packaged or
I've just packaged it myself.
> I am a bit confused on using stow, does one invoke # stow <package>
> _after_ one went through the three steps
> make install prefix=/usr/local/stow/<package>
Yes, and after 'cd /usr/local/stow'. You can use 'stow -n <package>' to
see what's going to happen before committing to it.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]
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