[blfs-support] How to Unistall Mysql

John Burrell john_burrell at hotmail.com
Wed Oct 29 06:15:41 PDT 2014

> Date: Wed, 29 Oct 2014 03:32:04 -0400
> From: chris at beaker67.com
> To: jcs.sanhueza at yahoo.com; blfs-support at lists.linuxfromscratch.org
> Subject: Re: [blfs-support] How to Unistall Mysql
> On 10/28/14 23:26, JUAN CARLOS SANHUEZA CID wrote:
> > Hi friend
> >
> > How to unistall mysql server from lfs / blfs system ?
> >
> > Thanks in advance!
> >
> >
> Usually by using a package manager to track what was installed, then 
> using that package manager to uninstall. If you didn't use one, you'll 
> just need to manually track down every installed file. One way might be 
> to install it into a DESTDIR to see what files it installed.

You could install into a DESTDIR specified file, as Chris says, but then you could try

make DESTDIR=<installfile> uninstall

If all the Makefiles have been set up correctly, this will remove all the installed files.

Worth a try, at least.

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