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Re: Q: Procedure to follow w/Compiled apps?



on Mon, Nov 13, 2000 at 01:35:27PM +0100, Jonathan Gift (jgift@wanadoo.fr) wrote:

> > 1. I have compiled and installed a new kernel. I'll keep the source
> > in place for future work, but what of the org bzImage? Does one
> > leave that in place as well or is it ok to remove it?
> 
> >Sorry.  Where's that bzImage?  Under /usr/src/linux or in /boot?  If
> >the
> 
> The original in /usr/src/.../boot. When I ran make install it made a
> copy which it placed in /boot and linked to vmlinuz. So I have this
> extra original floating around doing nothing. Do I leave it? What do
> people do?

I generally leave the kernel under /usr/src/linux until I build a new
one.  Doesn't matter.

> >Usually I'll do the following with apps compiled from sources:
> 
> >  - remove source tree
> 
> ...once you've installed the binaries (and/or associated configuration
> and man pages), you can delete the source tree.
> 
> Just delete the source directory from which I just compiled the app, that's
> it?

Yep.

> >Otherwise, 'make uninstall' is a common build target which will
> >remove a
> 
> Good to know. But what name do I use and from where? If I compiled,
> say Blackbox, and it installed itself in /usr/local/bin + a man page.

You run 'make uninstall' from the source tree, if the target exists.
See the application's provided installation documentation, as I said,
this is highly variable.


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