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Re: Uninstalling Subversion

From: Max Bowsher <maxb1_at_ukf.net>
Date: 2006-08-05 23:51:57 CEST

Kip Warner wrote:
> I checked the mailing list, and unless I am mistaken, there is no
> uninstall target in the makefile...

Indeed. An 'uninstall' target is far from standard.

> I would like to uninstall Subversion when 1.4 moves from branch to tag
> officially, but I can't seem to do this? There are too many files to
> track manually.

That's a matter of opinion, but there are quite a few, yes.
On the other hand, searching for filenames containing 'svn' or
'subversion' gets you most (all?) of them.

> I configured and built it myself, so it isn't as simple as using apt or
> rpm.
> Is there some script or some way of removing it?

Delete all the files manually.

> If not, this should surely be noted first in the INSTALL before
> people even begin to compile.

Why do you think so? This is hardly a matter in which Subversion is
exceptional. Rather, it is the common case for source installations.


Received on Sat Aug 5 23:52:44 2006

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