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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?

Convert them using alien to .deb format:

Package: alien
Priority: extra
Section: admin
Installed-Size: 109
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@master.debian.org>
Architecture: all
Version: 6.26
Depends: debhelper, perl (>= 5.004)
Recommends: rpm (>= 2.4.4-2), dpkg-dev, make
Suggests: patch, bzip2
Filename: dists/unstable/main/binary-i386/admin/alien_6.26.deb
Size: 42074
MD5sum: 3ae2a7e239201bdfebcb95f2c152ab6f
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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