[TriLUG] Mandrake Linux 8.2-beta1 is out!
H. Wade Minter
Wed, 30 Jan 2002 15:43:21 -0500 (EST)
On 30 Jan 2002, John Matthews wrote:
> Being the lazy sort that I am, I have to ask without looking it up
> myself: Does every package provide a "make uninstall" option?
> Seems that would be natural, but I had to ask. Otherwise, what good is a
> package system, if you can't remove things?
Yes, there is a "make deinstall".
Upgrades are a little harder than with a binary-package system (RPM, APT,
etc.), but with the cool portupgrade utility, it's a matter of
"portupgrade apache" or whatnot.
The ports system is very cool.