[FFmpeg-user] install on centos fail

Reindl Harald h.reindl at thelounge.net
Wed Aug 5 18:21:59 EEST 2020

Am 05.08.20 um 15:16 schrieb Nicolas George:
> Reindl Harald (12020-08-05):
>> whenever you do "make install" on a destinaton machine you are doing it
>> wrong - without any exceptions!
> What certainty.

yes, 12 years of expirience, 23 dist-upgrades without reinstall and
still clean machines as if they would have been installed from scratch
prove me right

>> * you don't need compilers/devel-packages on the target
>> * you should not install comoilers at all on the target
>> * you can easily downgrade and upgrade
>> * you get proper dependency checks
> * you can make security updates impossible to install

lol - the instalaltion target of /usr is not set in stone! you can still
have the outcome of your package into your hoemdir and copy it by hand

but when you can't make security updates you are anyways not someone who
should install software - admins really love funny guys throwing
binaries here and there which never face any update unless they break

>> "the advice to build a package is bad" is one of the dumbest things i
>> heard for a long time
> You should really stop your incessant insults

that was as friendly as possible, when i want to insult you you will
recognize it

installing devel-packages and compilers on production machines is simply

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