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[trinity-users] Re: [users] [users] [users] installing icecat from source packages - how2 draft

From: J Leslie Turriff via tde-users <ml-migration-agent@...>
Date: Thu, 17 Sep 2020 01:14:24 -0500
On 2020-09-16 14:22:05 deloptes via tde-users wrote:
> J Leslie Turriff via tde-users wrote:
> > Correct. ´┐ŻBut for some reason I can't imagine, I linked the wrong thing.
> >
> > :-)
>
> I missed this thread, but why don't you build a simple debian package?
> If it were to be installed in custom directory, I found out that a kind of
> isolation is the best approach.
> I use /opt/custom and compile/install in /opt/custom/<application>
> Then I add to the global or users PATH /opt/custom/<application>/bin
> I also found out that creating /opt/custom/<application> and chown to a
> users and compiling/installing with that user prevents from broken
> installers. The method never failed, although in recent years I have
> reduced the applications there to absolute minimum in favor to debian
> packages.

	Because
#1	Package bulding is not in my repertoire, and
#2	debian packages don't help much on an RPM-based system. :-)
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