KDE 4 delete of build directory

Kevin Krammer kevin.krammer at gmx.at
Sat Sep 22 15:03:11 BST 2007

On Saturday 22 September 2007, Marco Mangiante wrote:
> Hello,
> finally I'm able to compile and see the results on the great work that
> many developers are doing on kde 4..let me say: great great great.
> After the compilation I see that all the data for kde 4 has reduced my
> disk space very much, so I ask you if I can delete the build directory
> without problem for give free space to my hard disk: I have problem
> with my kde 4 installation if I delete that directory?

No. After you have done

make install

you don't need the build directory any longer, unless you want to recompile 
certain parts, i.e. updating the source and only build the changes.


Kevin Krammer, KDE developer, xdg-utils developer
KDE user support, developer mentoring
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