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  1. #1
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    Electric BlueBallz

    removing/uninstalling mysql that was installed from source

    hey guyz,

    How do i remove or uninstall mysql (and php) that was installed from source? (compiled from 'make' and installed from 'make install') I want to recompile and reinstall the source, and i want it to be done on a clean slate... Thanks in advance guyz!

  2. #2
    Linux Engineer
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    Nov 2002
    Queens, NY
    I'd supposed 'make uninstall' would to the job but that depends on automake and if it was used to make the makefile.
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  3. #3
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    Oct 2001
    Täby, Sweden
    As long as you have a clean source tree, you don't have to worry about that. Installing it will overwrite all the files anyway, and it won't use any files that aren't overwritten, except for configuration files, which you probably know about anyway.

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