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I was trying to compile evolution-2.22.1 from source that I had untarred in the usr/bin directory which is where the older version evolution is now located. When I compiled I ...
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- 05-21-2008 #1
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where to put your compiled source (Evolution)
Last edited by Dapper Dan; 05-21-2008 at 12:23 PM.
- 05-21-2008 #2
You shouldn't do it in /usr/bin, that's for certain! /usr/bin is where the final program will go, but you don't build it there. Either use your home directory or something like /usr/local/src."I'm just a little old lady; don't try to dazzle me with jargon!"
- 05-22-2008 #3
You probably need to look at the File Heirarchy Standard. It will help you understand where files should go on a Unix system. /usr/bin is for binaries only, so you shouldn't be extracting anything in there.