Re: How to "make install" apt?
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> On 2009-09-01 22:21, Peng Yu wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 9:46 PM, Boyd Stephen Smith
>> Jr.<email@example.com> wrote:
>>> In <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Peng Yu
>>>> 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
>>> to better integrate the software with their distribution. For example,
>>> commit' defaults to "vi" in the upstream source, but to "sensible-editor"
>>> 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,
> 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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