Re: Postgresql on Debian
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Roberto � wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 09:40:38AM +0100, Joe Hart wrote:
>> I didn't know about stow or installwatch. I always use checkinstall.
>> It seems I learn more about Debian every day :) so many choices...
> Ahhh, choices :-)
> The checkinstall package actually depends on installwatch and uses it as
> the underlying mechanism. It is useful if you want to install from
> source, but don't necessarily want to create some sort of package (.deb
> or .rpm) from the install.
> The thing that I really like about stow is that I can have side-by-side
> installs of different versions of the same package or the same package
> compiled different ways (wxWdigets is a good example of this).
On further investigation I found:
Maintainer: Felipe Sateler <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.3.6-6), file, findutils (>= 4.2)
It seems that checkinstall is the replacement for installwatch, which is
probably why I never heard of it before.
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