[FFmpeg-devel] [PATCH] Uninstall include dirs.

Måns Rullgård mans
Thu Jan 14 19:52:56 CET 2010

Ramiro Polla <ramiro.polla at gmail.com> writes:

> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 3:21 PM, Reimar D?ffinger
> <Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 14, 2010 at 03:04:01PM -0200, Ramiro Polla wrote:
>>> Yes, some people do use make uninstall.
>> We definitely have to do something about that!
>> They threaten our plans for world domination, make uninstall definitely
>> needs to be modified to alert our emergency squad!
> Patch attached.


> +uninstall:
> +	@echo "I'm sorry, Dave. I'm afraid I can't do that"

Love it.

The uninstall target is generally a bad idea.  It can very easily end
up removing too little or, worse, too much.  For managing stuff not
covered by the system package manager, it is much better to use
something like stow[1] instead.

[1] http://savannah.gnu.org/projects/stow

M?ns Rullg?rd
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