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On Thu, 20 Jun 2002, John Chambers wrote:
> (Of course, there's the ongoing problem that tar and a makefile  seem
> to  be  both  simpler  and more versatile than all the vendors' fancy
> installation packages ...  ;-)

Here's my big problem with tarballs:
there's almost never a 
	make uninstall

I could live without the whole rpm database thing if it were easy to 
uninstall software installed from tarball/makefile.  Not hard to do 
either.  For the author, that is.

DDDD   David Kramer                 
DKK D  "Democracy is the art and science of running the circus 
DK KD  from the monkey cage."
DDDD                                                 -H. L. Mencken

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