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Re: How to "make install" apt?

Mr. Yu,

If you're so inclined to use/compile apt, there are a repo, rpmforge
if i'm not mistaken  that have apt in rpm and rpms

2009/9/2 Ron Johnson <ron.l.johnson@cox.net>:
> On 2009-09-01 22:21, Peng Yu wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 9:46 PM, Boyd Stephen Smith
>> Jr.<bss@iguanasuicide.net> wrote:
>>> In <366c6f340909011922j6ee2f14craa88c89453211f32@mail.gmail.com>, Peng Yu
>>> wrote:
>>>> I am only interested in the source packages but not the compiled
>>>> packages. My understanding is that the source codes of any give
>>>> package (the same version) in redhat and debian should be the same. Am
>>>> I correct?
>>> No.  Both Debian and RedHat are willing to add patches to upstream source
>>> code
>>> to better integrate the software with their distribution.  For example,
>>> 'git
>>> commit' defaults to "vi" in the upstream source, but to "sensible-editor"
>>> in
>>> the Debian source.
>>>> I also heard that debian has more packages than redhat. Is it correct?
>>> I think so, but packages don't always correspond 1-to-1.
>> Then, there should be not a big problem if I use Debian source on RedHat,
>> right?
> On a Red Hat system, there will be less "friction" when compiling SRPMs,
> because RH and Debian use different naming conventions, and thus you are
> less likely to have dependency conflicts.
> Dumb question: why do you want Debian packages on a RH system?
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