Re: Red Hat Package Manager debianized
On Mon, 28 Oct 1996, Chris Fearnley wrote:
cjf >'Christoph Lameter wrote:'
cjf >>Gated is not available on Debian (strange licensing) but is available for
cjf >>Redhat. So I sought for a way to install RedHat packages under Debian and
cjf >>debianized the Red Hat Package manager rpm. I was able to install gated
cjf >>with it.
cjf >>Installing this package means that you have two competing package managers
cjf >>that know nothing about each other on your system!
cjf >Uggh. Yuk. Is there any way to hack this to not cause chaos. Some
cjf >poor user soon is going to convert their Debian system into a
cjf >Debian-Red Hat hybrid and I don't want to help them debug it.
There is there is. Dont panic. Get the latest version of debmake which
will convert a Red Hat package (using rpm .. ) and install it using dpkg.
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