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Re: Installing applications manually ?



Jonathan D. Proulx scripsit:
>Hi,
>you can just install by hand using `make install` or whatever, but
>then things can get confusing in the future.  If you take the later
>route, make sure to install under /usr/local (usually the default when
>building from source), that way deb packages won't stomp on your files
>later.

Better yet, use stow. Then you do something like

./install --prefix=/usr/local/stow/wathever
make
make install
cd /usr/local/stow
stow -v wathever

thins makes easier to avoid confusion :))

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