This question has nothing to do with the pros and cons of compiling from source, it simply has to do with the single step of installing, example:
make install or
The normal routine consists of:
- Download source files (normally a
- Install dependencies (normally a bunch of libraries)
- Configure, build and either install or just run
Now after building the software, the build can be run or installed.
What are the pros and cons of installing the software after build rather than just running it after build?
After installing I realize that not desktop file is made for the software. Is this normal? Must I create a new desktop file every time?