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Re: [Ranger-users] New option: "make uninstall"

From: Miodrag Milić
Subject: Re: [Ranger-users] New option: "make uninstall"
Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2013 17:58:46 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

On Mon, Apr 01, 2013 at 04:48:57PM +0200, Roman Z. wrote:
Fantastic news. Just what I needed :P

> Dear ranger users,
> I want to announce that the ranger development team has been working
> hard to provide a satisfying experience for all users independent of
> their operating system.  While most modern operating systems have an
> integrated package management system, some like the popular "Linux From
> Scratch" or the somewhat antiquated "Microsoft Windows" do not have this
> critical feature by default.
> In response to this, ranger has been shipped with a Makefile since the
> beginning, which provided many useful features, including the
> possibility to install ranger on your system even without a package
> management system!
> But what if, at some point, you decide that you don't need ranger
> anymore?  Though it is an unlikely scenario, we, the ranger developers,
> plan for the worst.  In cooperation with respectable software
> engineering institutes, we came to the conclusion that the most
> efficient and thorough way to accomplish the removal of ranger is the
> one that has been used in bumblebee.  Today we humbly present you with
> the results:
> https://github.com/hut/ranger/commit/f19c589432c68ae1979adb723deb3665d38c0b4a
> To quote the commit message:
> > Added bumblebee-like "make uninstall"
> > 
> > This innovative uninstalling method unlocks the power and immense
> > efficiency that resulted from years of dedicated R&D by the greatest
> > minds to ever walk the face of the earth.  By now, this method is
> > state-of-the-art after being tested by prestigious software such as
> > bumblebee [1], marking a milestone and becoming a true legend in the
> > history of open source development.
> > 
> > [1] 
> > https://github.com/MrMEEE/bumblebee-Old-and-abbandoned/commit/a047be85247755cdbe0acce6f1dafc8beb84f2ac
> I hope you will never need to use this feature, but if you ever do, here
> it is!
> Roman

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