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Re: Our project



On Sun, 5 Mar 2006 23:05:26 +0100, Enrico Zini <enrico@enricozini.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
Package: alien
Priority: optional
Section: admin
Installed-Size: 464
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@debian.org>
Architecture: all
Version: 8.63
Depends: debhelper (>= 3), perl (>= 5.6.0-16), rpm (>= 2.4.4-2), dpkg-dev, make, cpio
Suggests: patch, bzip2, lsb-rpm, lintian
Filename: pool/main/a/alien/alien_8.63_all.deb
Size: 103664
MD5sum: 4a48fc8446869a8b158b37285ce50d3e
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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