> -----Original Message-----
> From: M. Edward (Ed) Borasky [mailto:znmeb / cesmail.net]
> Sent: Thursday, September 06, 2007 12:33 AM
> To: ruby-talk ML
> Subject: Re: Compiling ruby-1.8.6 on CentOS-4.5 with readline and ope
> 
> I basically gave up trying to add open-source packages to RPM-based
> package management systems for just this reason. Either you stay within
> the repository system, or you don't. It's that simple. I haven't tried
> .deb-based systems recently, but the last time I did, I had similar
> problems.

Or you use checkinstall. ;)
http://checkinstall.izto.org/

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Phillip Gawlowski