alien -i oracle.rpm
(or whatever the filename turns out to be)
that sounds like the best ~/.plan to me.
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On Fri, 9 Oct 1998, Martin Oldfield wrote:
> >>>>> "Alex" == Alex Yukhimets <email@example.com> writes:
> Alex> Debian is not a company to "sign up with". You can use
> Alex> Oracle on Debian with no problems whatsoever. It is even
> Alex> distributed in plain tarballs and not rpms. You can download
> Alex> it right now, if you want.
> Personally I think that this misses the point. If Oracle support
> RedHat and I can just get the software and install it then it's a much
> more attractive proposition than having to install tarballs on
> Debian. Is it too much to hope that Debian's supposedly superior
> technology would persuade Oracle to release their software in a .deb ?