Best way to update CVS install?

Benedikt Meurer Benedikt.Meurer at
Fri Mar 14 16:56:56 CET 2003

On Fri, 14, Mar 2003, Philip Dean wrote:

> Hello everyone,

Hello Philip,

> I downloaded and install the CVS of XFce4 a few weeks ago.  I have been thinking it is about time I took a look at the wonderful work that has been done since then.  I had a question though, what I the best way to update?
> I don't mind downloading a completely fresh CVS listing.  So, do I just need to do a "make uninstall" in the old dir and then a "make install" in the new one?  Just making sure I don't really goof something up here.

just do cvs up -Pd in xfce-devel and rebuild everything. make uninstall is
only neccessary if you want to remove old stuff.


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