[Wine]correctly uninstalling/reinstalling wine?

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 10:44:02 CST 2005

On Tue, 11 Jan 2005 11:32:31 -0500, Angela Burrell
<angela at jobsearchnetwork.ca> wrote:
> Hi Scott,
> Thanks for your reply. I have some more questions.
> 1. "Uninstall packaged versions first."
>    Perhaps this could be expanded for new users in your documentation (as
> I'm sure you have thought of this). To find out if I still had the packaged
> version installed (I don't remember if I uninstalled it, this was months
> ago) I ran this command "rpm -qa | grep wine" is that correct? Then to
> uninstall it if it is there, it's "rpm ..." what? Thanks.

I don't use RPMs so I'm not sure.

> 2. by "doing make uninstall" do you literally mean to type "make uninstall"
> inside the wine directory? Thanks again.

As root, then yes, type

make uninstall

from the same directory you did the 'make install' step.

Have fun,

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