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Re: alien errors

On Wed, 19 Dec 2001, Theo Bierman wrote:

> hi
> just installed alien to convert netscape.....rpm to netscape......deb.
> i get this error:
> dpkg-deb: building package `netscape-communicator' in `../netscape-communicator_4.78-3_i386.deb'.
> dpkg-deb: conffile `(contains no files)' does not appear in package
> dh_builddeb: command returned error code
> make: *** [binary-arch] Error 1
> alien: Package build failed.
> Does anyone know what conffile it is refering to?

save yourself the headache with converting rpms into debs, and just
download the netscape installer off of netscape's ftp site.
that's the tar.gz file... there is a very easy installer script in that
package that you can use. 
and ofcourse, it will install into your /usr/local directory.

- k l u r t
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