CheckInstall keeps track of all files installed by
a "make install" or equivalent, creates a
Slackware, RPM, or Debian package with those
files, and adds it to the installed packages
database, allowing for easy package removal or
The bug that caused segfaults when running on newer FC and SuSE versions has been fixed. The package creation bugs in newer Slackware versions have been fixed, and /etc/ld.so.conf is no longer automatically modified by default.
This release fixes the documentation files bug and adds support for
automatic updating of /etc/ld.so.conf and the ability to recycle a
previously written .spec file, even when building Slackware or Debian
packages. There have been lots of bugfixes and enhancements.