[lug] rpm and temp files

D. Stimits stimits at idcomm.com
Tue Dec 12 14:26:09 MST 2000

John Hernandez wrote:
> Whenever I start running into these headaches with RPM, I tend to grab
> the source tarball, GNU configure, make, and make install things into
> /usr/local.  At least this keeps manually installed things apart from
> the rest of the distribution.

Until I find a cure, this is what I've actually done. RPM's have a
tendency to understand RH's current install config though, so they are
useful even if tarballs work too. I find it preferable not to bypass rpm
if it is possible.

D. Stimits, stimits at idcomm.com

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