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Knowing files created / installed after building from source

I have a task to complete which involves building a series of libraries from source using configure; make; make install. The generated libraries and misc files are going to be put onto an embedded ...
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Build Freebsd from source (LFS like)

Do you know any project/document similar to Linux from Scratch for FreeBSD? Any pointers to build FreeBSD from scratch is appreciated. It is for learning purpose similar to LFS.
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When upgrading a package with make install, should I run make uninstall for the pre-existing package first?

If I fail to run make uninstall first, is the typical result no worse than simply having unused files lying around? If the given is yes, is the answer universally applicable, or does it depend on the ...
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How to upgrade software installed from source?

I install NGinx from source since the packages from the ubuntu repository are quite old. I was wondering what is the best method to upgrade these types of installations? My current workflow involves. ...