make install watcher

Ron885 the l33t linux d00d ron885 at linuxfreemail.com
Tue Jan 9 18:44:15 PST 2001


On Tuesday 09 January 2001  7:42 pm, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> On January  9, 2001 09:04 pm, Ron885 the l33t linux d00d wrote:
> > On Tuesday 09 January 2001  6:56 pm, Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> > > On January  9, 2001 09:36 am, Bryan Dumm wrote:
> > > > Howdy,
> >
> > <big snip..>
> >
> > Installwatch and this other thing, FileTrace(http://software.senko.net/)
> > which is a clone... can do what the find thing does w/o taking the time
> > that find takes... I timed the find thing and it took 3 minutes total...
> > That might not seem like alot, but it still is long when totaled up...
>
> Granted. I still prefer it until installwatch does something about their
> output file. I just can't work with it, also they never provided a script
> to parse their output file so you can use it to uninstall. They expect us
> to write out own script, or use their rpm conversion script and then use
> rpm to uninstall or something.
>
> Both were unacceptable to me.
>
> And yes i am talking about it's status a few months ago, perhaps all that
> has changed now. Can you tell some more about it's current status Ron?

With that um... installchecker or whatevertf it's called... it's supposed to 
make a slackware uninstall log... Isn't that plaintext?

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Ron885
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