Jeff Bailey wrote:
If you are
not running Debian [...], you can either:
1) Use Philip's CDs.[...]
2) Use debootstrap to install a Debian system in a chroot jail and then
3) install a rpm
4) install a tarball
Lots of people run rpm based system and cannot handle debs. For the
others, the tarrball has exactly the same files as the deb and the rpm,
you have put them manually in place.
I've converted the Debian package into tgz and rpm packages, thanks to
alien (shouldn't be difficult without).
tgz was straigt forward, so it containes the files from /etc/crosshurd
and the /usr/...-files.
Alien didn't make it through the complete rpm process. I had to move the
spec file out of the build directory and rund rpm -bb then, that was all
to build the rpm file.
I don't see any distribution spedicfic issues with the rpm, it should be
installable on all distros. I worked on Mandrake 9.1. Dependencies are
You can find the files at
Engineers motto: cheap, good, fast: choose any two
Patrick Strasser <past at sbox dot tugraz dot at>
Student of Telematik, Techn. University Graz, Austria
- From: Jeff Bailey <email@example.com>