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Re: [opensuse] Checkinstall fails before running make install (Was: install a tar file?)
  • From: Randall R Schulz <rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 07:51:26 -0700
  • Message-id: <200703150751.26670.rschulz@xxxxxxxxx>
Sylvester,

On Thursday 15 March 2007 05:54, Sylvester Lykkehus wrote:
> ...
>
> As a side note, I often find checkinstall failing, before running
> make install.
>
> That is on *some* packages, I have to do make install; checkinstall;
> make uninstall, for the RPM to be build.

Interesting. I've had checkinstall fail, but it never occurred to me to 
try a "make install" first. I'd still be reluctant to do so, but I'll 
keep this in mind the next time a "virgin" checkinstall doesn't work.


> I dont have a specific app in mind, so I can't post the error, just
> noted that this is sometimes the case.
>
> /Sylvester


Randall Schulz
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