Re: Our project
On Sun, 5 Mar 2006 23:05:26 +0100, Enrico Zini <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> On Sun, Mar 05, 2006 at 03:52:22PM -0500, Joe Smith wrote:
>> Wait just one second here! Does this mean that an alien race that is
>> hive-mind based cannot apply? In one sense it would be an
>> individual, but it would consist of multiple beings.
> Bah, no aliens, thanks.
Well, we already have at least one alien:
# apt-cache show alien
Maintainer: Joey Hess <email@example.com>
Depends: debhelper (>= 3), perl (>= 5.6.0-16), rpm (>= 2.4.4-2), dpkg-dev, make, cpio
Suggests: patch, bzip2, lsb-rpm, lintian
Description: install non-native packages with dpkg
Alien allows you to convert LSB, Red Hat, Stampede and Slackware Packages
into Debian packages, which can be installed with dpkg.
It can also generate packages of any of the other formats.
This is a tool only suitable for binary packages.
Tag: devel::packaging, interface::commandline, made-of::lang:perl, suite::debian, use::converting, works-with::archive:tar, works-with::software:package
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