[CentOS] Can someone help with SpamBayes problem?

Wed Jul 25 18:05:05 UTC 2012
m.roth at 5-cent.us <m.roth at 5-cent.us>

fred smith wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 25, 2012 at 01:26:51PM -0400, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>> fred smith wrote:
>> <snip>
>> > I'm running Centos 5.8 here.
>> >
>> > Day before yesterday I decided to look and see if there was a newer
>> > SpamBayes than I was then using. lo and behold, there was. I was using
>> > 1.1a4, and there was a 1.1a6.
>> >
>> > so I downloaded and installed it. bad move.
>> <snip>
>> *How* did you install it? Is it an .rpm, or a tar.gz?
> it's a tar.gz. you unzip it and run "python setup.py install" which is,
> I gather, the normal way to install Python stuff (except, of course, for
> those things in a RPM or DEB or whatever package). As far as I can figure
> out by staring blankly at the code in setup.py, there isn't any (obvious)
> uninstall function.

All I can suggest then is tar -tvfz file.tar.gz > filelist, then feed that
to find and exec rm {} \;