Re: Mistake installing programs? -Beginner-

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On Sat, 23 Oct 2004 17:14:27 -0500
Steven Stern <[email protected]> wrote:

:Typically, a tar.gz download extracts into a directory from which you do a
:"make" followed by a "make install".  The latter puts the programs into
:the "right" locations like /usr/bin, /usr/local/bin, /usr/local/sbin, etc.

However, what it does NOT do is to enter the newly installed files into the
RPM database, and therefore, they will not satisfy dependencies for
programs installed with RPM.

-- Chuck

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