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Re: db2 installation

On Mon, 31 Jan 2000, Shane Wegner wrote:

> Hi all,
> I was just looking at IBM's DB2 package and would like to install it on
> Debian.  However, it looks like it is going to use rpm to install the
> packages and as I understand it, you can't do that on Debian.  Does anyone
> know of a db2 installer Debian package or how I can patch db2setup and
> db2_install so that they use alien to convert the rpm files to deb and then
> install them that way.

You can use `alien`, which will convert an .rpm to a
.deb, which you then can install with `dpkg -i file.deb`.

hypnos              <mailto:hypnos@m-net.arbornet.org>

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