kinda newbie question

Sam Couter sam at
Tue Jan 15 10:22:43 EST 2002

mn_x at <mn_x at> wrote:
> yes, it gives me: make: *** No rule to make target `uninstall'.  Stop.

So now you have to do it the Windows way: Search through your filesystem
in the areas that the software may have installed itself (probably
/usr/local) and delete each file that the package installed manually.

If you still have the source package configured (and its Makefiles are
set up decently), you could probably do something like "make
prefix=/tmp/foo" and see what files go into /tmp/foo. Look for those
same files in /usr/local.

Using a package management tool like dpkg or apt on Debian or rpm on
RedHat will solve all of these problems for you.
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