[LAD] Releasing source code is not enough, I think...

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Tue Jan 21 16:15:52 UTC 2014

On Tue, 2014-01-21 at 17:07 +0100, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
> On Tue, 2014-01-21 at 15:55 +0000, Filipe Coelho wrote:
> > I'd be tempted to remove what I just installed, but not all software
> > comes with a "make uninstall".
> But that should be provided, if it shouldn't be provided, then taking a
> look to the makefile might give some hints what was installed to what
> location. Btw. it can't harm to at least try checkinstall instead of
> make install, this is possible most of the times.
> > So crap... I had broken app X and I didn't knew how to fix it or to
> > revert to the previous condition...
> Restoring from a backup? Even non-techie (non-power-users) should
> consider to backup their complete Linux DAWs and data.

PS: There are several Linux communities willing to help
"non-techie-users" (non-power-users).

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