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Suppose a library have been configured and compiled into /opt/name/ by root. Is there a way for me to see the options passed to ./configure when the program was first compiled and installed (short of finding the config.log)?

If not, is there a utility to automatically store configuration logs?

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Check the Makefile file.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Configure_script

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But the makefile is stored in the same directory as the source files, and there is no way to know where that is, and if that directory still exists – user787267 Sep 24 '11 at 17:21

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