[Haskell-cafe] [OT] GHC uninstall on Linux

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Thu Nov 8 03:49:24 EST 2007

On Wed, Nov 07, 2007 at 10:41:53 +0100, Dusan Kolar wrote:
> Hello all,
>  I use tar.bz2 binary distribution of GHC compiler as my distro does not 
> use any supported packaging system. Everything is fine, but... I want to 
> install the new version of the GHC compiler. Is there any (easy) way, how 
> to get information about what was copied and where during installation? 
> (./configure; make install) There seems to be no uninstall target in the 
> Makefile. :-( And I want to uninstall the previous version of the compiler.
>  Is it safe to delete files/folders just from /usr/local/lib/ghc-6.6.1 and 
> /usr/local/bin/gh* ?
>  Thanks for any hint

Depending on what distro you are using you might find checkinstall[1]
insteresting.  If it doesn't support your distro of choice, maybe you
can add support for it :-)


[1]: http://asic-linux.com.mx/~izto/checkinstall/

Magnus Therning                             (OpenPGP: 0xAB4DFBA4)
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