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Re: [opensuse] bazaar package for opensuse 10.2
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 27 Dec 2006 17:07:03 -0500
  • Message-id: <4592EE87.2060403@xxxxxxxxxx>
Jeffery Fernandez wrote:
> On Thursday 28 December 2006 00:05, Patrick Shanahan wrote:
>
>> * John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> [12-27-06 03:30]:
>>
>>> Couldn't you just get the tarball run the make file therein?
>>>
>> NOTE: *Nearly* always better, especially for less than geek status, to
>> utilize an *rpm* built for SUSE/openSUSE.
>>
>
> Its not that I don't know how to compile but I hate poluting my system and
> hence always try to use packages.
>
>

You can usually use checkinstall to make an RPM from a tarball.

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