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Re: [SLE] updating software via YaST
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 03:15:27 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0503170311490.10283@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Wednesday 2005-03-16 at 16:45 -0700, Brad Bourn wrote:

> then
> make install (copy files to userland and setup environment)

Never do that. Call "checkinstall" instead: it creates an rpm file that
keeps your rpm database happy (meaning that Yast knows about you meddling
with things :-p )

Of course, the correct way would be to create an spec file and build the
rpm, but... we are not developpers, are we? ;-)

Carlos Robinson

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