Re: rpms and dependencies-SOLVED
Tuesday 29 of July 2003 16:16 je &F pisal:
>On Tue, Jul 29, 2003 at 03:50:03PM +0200, J. Zidar wrote:
>> Is there any difference in Debian if you install from debs or rpms?
>> I'm asking this because I have a rpm at home that's not installable
>> because of some supposedly missing dependencies.
>Don't install RPM packages directly onto a Debian system; it's unsafe
>and unsupported. Use alien instead to convert them into Debian packages
>Colin Watson [email@example.com]
Thanks. I did as both have written and now the program is automagically
installed! One question: What is the point of the rpm command if it is unsafe
to install RPMs directly?