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Re: RedHat -> Debian

From: Christoph Lameter <clameter@waterf.org>
> Is it ok to put RedHat packages into Debian? If so how?

I'd prefer to distribute the packages in Debian form, compiled from source,
if possible. I think "alien" is best used for commercial programs.

> We probably have to talk with RedHat before really getting into it but
> there are some packages that might be useful for us.

What packages?

The people at Red Hat know about "alien". Perhaps I should direct them to
the policy manual, in the hope that we could come to at least a partial
merge on policy.


Bruce Perens K6BP   Bruce@Pixar.com

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