[TAG] 2c tip: Checkinstall
thomas_adam at bonbon.net
Fri Jun 4 17:35:07 MSD 2004
On Fri, 4 Jun 2004 11:44:01 +0100
"Neil Youngman" <neil.youngman at wirefast.com> wrote:
> This one courtesy of LWN. You want to build a package from the latest
> source, but have it managed by your favourite package manager.
> Checkinstall claims to automate the process for Debian (presumably any
> system using dpkg?), Slackware and RPM based systems. I gotta have it
I have used both, and my personal preference would be the use of "stow"
over checkinstall. :)
-- Thomas Adam
"Annie Hall leaves New York in the end. Press rewind, and Woody gets her
back again." -- "Look Inside America", Blur.
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