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Re: rpms

*- Rick Knebel wrote about "rpms"
> Is there any way to install a redhat rpm on a debian system?
> Thanks
> Rick

Install the alien package.  Read the man page and have fun.

Package: alien
Status: install ok installed
Priority: extra
Section: admin
Installed-Size: 89
Maintainer: Joey Hess <joeyh@master.debian.org>
Version: 6.03hamm2
Depends: debhelper, perl
Recommends: rpm (>= 2.4.4-2), dpkg-dev, make
Suggests: patch
Description: Install Red Hat and Slackware Packages with dpkg.
 Alien allows you to convert Red Hat and Slackware Packages into Debian
 packages, which can be installed with dpkg.
 It can also convert into Slackware and Red Hat packages.
 This is a tool only suitable for binary packages.

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