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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.

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