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Re: Package alien



On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 06:51:44PM -0600, King InuYasha wrote:
> Though, will dpkg and the like be purposely crippled on Fedora like
> rpm is on Debian systems? It probably would be a good idea to patch
> dpkg and stuff to make sure they don't work as standard packagers, but
> rather just helpers to alien, as RPM does on a Debian system. We want
> to avoid the possibility of package jumbling.....

I have tried and dpkg fails when launched as a package manager, so I
think it is safe. Moreover it could be possible to use it to install in
a chroot, so crippling it is a bad idea in my opinion.

--
Pat


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