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Re: Targeting RPM and Debian from a Debian box?

\On 7/6/07, Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> wrote:
Christian Convey <christian.convey@gmail.com> writes:

> My development workstation is running Debian, and I'd like to produce
> both .deb and .rpm releases of my software.

> Is this something people normally do from the same Debian workstation,
> or do they typically fire up a RedHat system to do their .rpm creation,
> and use a Debian workstation to do their .deb creation?

You'll have to use the appropriate OS to build packages for that OS.
Debian requires this as well in order to get things like shared library
dependencies right, to satisfy Build-Depends, and so forth.  It makes
sense that RPM has the same issues.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

Thanks everyone.

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