> Beyond that I must say I think the idea handing out fake Debian
>passports for the purpose of smuggling non-Debian software across the
>Debian border is one of the worst ideas I have come across in a long
>time; all it achieves it to once again open the door to the very
>kinds of problems which the Debian `dpkg' package management system
>was designed to keep out.
Agreed. Perhaps dpkg could be modified to try and spot converted
Slackware packages (presence of /install, perhaps..) and print huge
luridly coloured warning messages...
Eat Slackware before breakfast and nothing worse will happen to you all day.