Re: Installing a program from source
On Tuesday 31 May 2005 18:33, Rhys Hardwick wrote:
> Is it ok to compile and install, and then, if another version is released
> under apt that I want to install, just install it over the top, like
> upgrading any other package. Is there something specific I should do?
Use dh_make, if you can, or else checkinstall, to make and install an
appropriate debian package. Then, it can be uninstalled (often
automatically) when a newer package is available.
Please do not CC replies directly to me. I'll read them on the list.