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Re: user based package manager?




On 3/19/07, Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net> wrote:
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On 03/18/07 10:48, Jeff Zhang wrote:
> Most installed packages will mess $HOME more or less when compiled with
> --prefix=$HOME. Though, keep the log of `make install' may be used as an
> removing method if wanted latter.
> Is there some package manager that can be used for normal user under their
> home location?
> By which the software can be cleanly purged and so on.
> Or some extensions of checkinstall to make an simple one.

dpkg/apt/aptitude are designed to install *system* packages.

If you want to install user-specific packages, build from source.

Yes, it is what I'm mean about things after building and installing.

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