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Re: Solaris/Debian

On Fri, Jul 13, 2001 at 08:07:18AM +0300, Saku Ytti wrote:
>   There was such project once, did anything ever come out of it? Anyone have
> clue about how many programs would compile into debs on solaris if dpkg/debconf and
> pals would be compiled and user did 'apt-get -b source <packet>'

Ben Collins worked on it for a long time.  I started investigating it 
independently, and became discouraged after a talk with him about its
difficulty.  He and I were planning slightly different attacks, but it 
still seems a Hard problem.

I don't have a good presentation, but I started to write about it at
  URL: http://people.debian.org/~cmiller/debsol/
and I didn't get very far.  hth. 
						- chad

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