Puppy Linux Discussion Forum Forum Index Puppy Linux Discussion Forum
Puppy HOME page : puppylinux.com
"THE" alternative forum : puppylinux.info
 
 FAQFAQ   SearchSearch   MemberlistMemberlist   UsergroupsUsergroups   RegisterRegister 
 ProfileProfile   Log in to check your private messagesLog in to check your private messages   Log inLog in 

The time now is Fri 28 Nov 2014, 13:17
All times are UTC - 4
 Forum index » House Training » Beginners Help ( Start Here)
How to tell where programs installed files?
Moderators: Flash, Ian, JohnMurga
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
Page 1 of 1 [3 Posts]  
Author Message
neighborlee
Guest


PostPosted: Mon 02 Jan 2006, 14:21    Post subject:  How to tell where programs installed files?  

hi.okay one more time..I read through package management..yet im still at a loss to know one thing...a source code that I compile will install many things to different section of a OS..how am i to know 'what' those files are to make them part of make-tar ? Wink)
Back to top
MU


Joined: 24 Aug 2005
Posts: 13644
Location: Karlsruhe, Germany

PostPosted: Mon 02 Jan 2006, 18:08    Post subject:  

You can use ROX.
Right-click- sort by Date.
And activate the "show hidden"-icon.

Now you can browse your folders and see, where new files appeared.
Also, when you run "make install", the messages contain infos, where files are installed.

Typical locations:
/usr/local/bin
/usr/local/lib
/usr/local/share
/usr/local/include/programname/...
/root/.programname

Sometimes also
/usr/local/lib/programname/...


Files that go to /usr/local/lib should be moved to /usr/lib, as /usr/local/lib is not in Puppys library-path.

If it installs files to /usr/share/pixmaps, do NOT add this folder a dotpup.
In puppy, this folder is a symbolic link, that gets broken, when you extract files from an archive there. Then JWM and ROX will refuse working.
Instead, move the pictures to /usr/local/lib/X11/pixmaps

If you have files in /etc , they must me moved to /root/.etc for the Dotpup.

Also move /usr/local/lib/pkgconfig/programname.pc to
/usr/lib/pkgconfig/programname.pc

Mark
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website 
MU


Joined: 24 Aug 2005
Posts: 13644
Location: Karlsruhe, Germany

PostPosted: Mon 02 Jan 2006, 18:21    Post subject:  

I just see, there is great a new script doing all this for you:

http://www.murga.org/~puppy/viewtopic.php?t=5066
Back to top
View user's profile Send private message Visit poster's website 
Display posts from previous:   Sort by:   
Page 1 of 1 [3 Posts]  
Post new topic   Reply to topic View previous topic :: View next topic
 Forum index » House Training » Beginners Help ( Start Here)
Jump to:  

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot vote in polls in this forum
You cannot attach files in this forum
You can download files in this forum


Powered by phpBB © 2001, 2005 phpBB Group
[ Time: 0.0386s ][ Queries: 12 (0.0033s) ][ GZIP on ]