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CheckInstall will run make install (or whatever you tell it to run) and keep track of every file modified by this installation.

When it is done, CheckInstall will create a package and install it as a standard package. It will leave you a copy of the installed package in the source directory for your re-use.

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I had first tested this a long time ago, perhaps before 2003. My first impressions were that it had a big community, was clumsily-implemented enough to spawn many many sub-distros and had poor governance.

  • Properly known as Debian GNU/Linux

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