dave at boost-consulting.com
Mon Jun 5 14:23:15 UTC 2006
Florian Diesch <diesch at spamfence.net> writes:
>>>> Another thing that worries me is that in practice several package
>>>> management systems might be in use at any time. For example, Intel's
>>>> C++ compiler is only distributed as an RPM. How should I manage the
>>>> interaction among these different systems?
>>> Install the alien package. It can be used to convert from rpm to deb
>>> (and vice-versa).
> Be careful with alien, it just converts the package format but knows
> nothing about where the files belong to in Ubuntu or what special
> actions are required to integrate the software into the system.
Oh, back to square zero on that one. Any other ideas?
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