hope you all had a nice christmas.
im trying to install an application from a .deb packet and doing so im trying to install the application “alien” to convert from .deb 2 .rpm but with no success.
cant find alien in yast and zypper dont know about it to.
im running 11.3_x64
it says it needs perl 5.10 to install the alien packet and iv got the latest perl installed already, its dumb.
can i simply compile the tar ball from source and run the rpm installation of alien_8.83.tar.gz from:
Debian – Details of source package alien in sid
thank you for the help?
December 27, 2010, 5:34pm
i’ve actually ever tried alien, but i hear people complain about it
not working perfectly/as expected…
instead of compiling alien from source, why not just compile the app
you wish to install? i think you will be happier overall…
BUT, before you do that: be advised that alien is available via YaST
for openSUSE 11.3 64…so, you must have something toe up to begin with…
do this in a terminal:
zypper lr -d
and copy/paste them back to this thread using the instructions here:
CAVEAT: http://is.gd/bpoMD [posted via NNTP w/openSUSE 10.3]
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