Re: Can rpm packages from other linux distribution be used on Debian?
On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 05:40:51PM +0800, Rick wrote:
> Our product is base on redhat,I will porting it to Debian,but in this
> system,many procedure depend redhat rpms,for example:
> glibc-2.3.2-11.9.i386.rpm, perl-5.8.0-88.i386.rpm,etc..
> At the start,I wanted to try install these rpm packages(from redhat)
Once you have done that, the system is no longer really Debian, so I
don't see the point. Figure out what Debian packages it depends on
> On debian,but I found that thers is a lot work to do,some rpm packages
> even can't be installed on it.(perhaps these rpms packages from redhat
> can't be used on debian at all).
In general they shouldn't be.
Colin Watson [email@example.com]