Re: Installing KDE2 from cvs
On Wednesday, 11. July 2001 00:36, Stephan Hachinger wrote:
> tim wrote:
> > Hello
> > update in sid. Dissable is not really an option so I like to try
> > installing
> >>from cvs.
> > I have never compiled Kde or any other "big" thing except kernels0.
> > My question is whether I have to uninstall my running KDE or just
> > "make it with prefix ". Will this possibly mess my system ?
> > In generally any tips are welcome!
> > tim
> There are usually debian packaging scripts included in the sources,
> so that you can download the sources, change into the source
> directories and just call dpkg-buildpackage (from dpkg-dev) to build
> debian packages from the sources. Sometimes, the file /debian/rules
> cannot be executed in this process because of wrong permissions and
> dpkg complains, then you just have to chmod. When you install those
> generated .deb packages, older versions are automatically uninstalled
> by dpkg. If you've already installed something by make install, I'd
> recommend to do a make uninstall first. I think the deb installation
> is much cleaner than other ways.
Thanks very much!