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Re: Porting debian packaging to another OS

On Fri, 1 Feb 2002 21:44:12 -0600 (CST)
Jor-el <jorel@trillian.megadodo.umb> wrote:

> Hi,
> 	IBM is distributing free software tools for its AIX platform
> packaged as rpms (its referred to as the aixtoolbox). I happen to be a
> user of this packaging. I was quite happy with this until recently, when,
> in order to solve a problem I had to use the package building features of
> rpm - and I came away quite dissatisfied. I now have begun to think about
> porting the Debian packaging system to AIX - but that seems too big a
> project. My basic requirements are that I be able to create and install
> .debs on AIX.
Eduardo Macan <macan@debian.org> worked on porting dpkg to AIX...
I don't know about his progress on that effort, if any, but
maybe you would like to talk to him...


    Gustavo Noronha Silva - kov <http://www.metainfo.org/kov>
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