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Re: rpms

On Mon, Dec 28, 1998 at 10:51:06AM -0500, Rick Knebel wrote:
> Is there any way to install a redhat rpm on a debian system?


flora:~# dpkg -s alien
Package: alien
Status: hold ok installed
Priority: extra
Section: admin
Installed-Size: 107
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@master.debian.org>
Version: 6.18
Depends: debhelper, perl
Recommends: rpm (>= 2.4.4-2), dpkg-dev, make
Suggests: patch, bzip2
Description: Install Red Hat, Stampede, and Slackware Packages with dpkg.
 Alien allows you to convert Red Hat, Stampede and Slackware Packages into
 Debian packages, which can be installed with dpkg.
 It can also convert into Slackware, Red Hat, and Stampede packages.
 This is a tool only suitable for binary packages.

"Rhubarb is no Egyptian god."        Debian GNU/Linux        finger brinkmd@ 
Marcus Brinkmann                   http://www.debian.org    master.debian.org
Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de                        for public  PGP Key
http://homepage.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/Marcus.Brinkmann/       PGP Key ID 36E7CD09

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