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Re: Dummy

On Sun, Mar 02, 2003 at 10:03:42AM -0600, Teilhard Knight wrote:
> I guess you are right. I tried today to install as a root using rpm, and I
> got the reply you say: "database doesn't exist". Is alien in the
> distribution of Debian or should I grab it apart? I think I'll have a look.

alien is in the distribution. I used it twice, IIRC, to install some things
that weren't available as .deb. I later removed one, and upgraded the other,
which had become available as a .deb, but that particular machine still thinks
I installed it with alien.

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