[Digikam-users] Re: Help! Installation of new exiv2 2.0??

Hevï Guy heviiguy at gmail.com
Mon Dec 20 03:11:41 GMT 2010

I *hate* bothering you with such basic questions but, I've no choice.
Thank you for your understanding...

The instructions that you've kindly provided to me are to install an svg
package alongside the stable package. Are you now saying that I should
just get rid of my stable package completely before I try to complile?

On Sun, 2010-12-19 at 19:58 +0100, Michael G. Hansen wrote: 

> On 12/19/2010 07:50 PM, Hevï Guy wrote:
> > Thank-you Michael. A few more Noob questions:
> >
> > If I am somehow successful in getting DigiKam running by following what
> > seems to be a complete set of instructions in your link, how would I
> > then delete the stable version?
> You would have to uninstall it using the package management tools of 
> your distribution - for ubuntu, 'sudo apt-get remove digikam'. However, 
> you should first remove it, otherwise your installation overwrites the 
> files which apt-get thinks are in the package, and then they may be 
> removed when you uninstall.
> > Will it be safe to delete the development folder and contents after a
> > successful build (I assume that the build also makes all the appropriate
> > directories and populates the files accordingly, right?).
> Once you ran 'make install', yes, you can remove the build folder.
> Michael
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