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Bug#129420: alien is described, but not named

Package: doc-debian
Severity: wishlist

It would be nice if this paragraph mentioned alien by name, so that users
wishing to make use of the program can find it.

----- Forwarded message from Mark Janssen <maniac@maniac.nl> -----

Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 00:49:48 +0100
From: Mark Janssen <maniac@maniac.nl>
Resent-From: debian-project@lists.debian.org
To: Alex Leytes <alex.leytes@alacra.com>,
Subject: Re: Installing .deb packages on RedHat Linux

On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 06:33:56PM -0500, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 04:22:00PM -0500, Alex Leytes wrote:
> > "A program to unpack a Debian package onto a Linux host that is been built
> > from a `foreign' distribution is available, and will generally work, in the
> > sense that files will be unpacked."
> Which web page was this?  It should probably be corrected to mention the
> program (alien) by name.

Google it !! :)

It's in the FAQ :)

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