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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?

alien.

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.

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