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Re: help with Dec C compiler install

Michael Stroucken wrote:
> On Sat, 21 Jul 2001, bad bob wrote:
> > > > I used rpm to install the packages:
> > > > bard:/usr/local/ts10# rpm --install libots-2.2.7-2.alpha.rpm
> > Michael,
> > maybe I just don't understand, that was what I thought I had done.
> > Built the deb alpha 2.2 version from scratch, added everything but
> > X11, and then the dec/Q stuff.
>         From your message it looks like you just used rpm to install the
> redhat packages. The "proper debian way" to install them is to select the
> debian packages (like from dselect) after you downloaded the rpms. Those
> debian packages then would ask for the location of the rpms and would
> handle the debianisation of those packages.
Cutting to the chase, what would you recommend as a course of action?

> Greetings,
> Michael.
> "I'm not just a server, but I'm also a client."         Debian GNU/Linux
> Michael Stroucken       stroucki@debian.org      Is your penguin 64 bit?
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