On Mon, Jul 09, 2001 at 10:55:27AM +0100, Mark Kilmartin wrote:
> So I use alien to convert the rpm to a dep.
> But since I am running debian potato.
> The version of alien that is installed can't handle the rpm since it is
> for rpm v4.
>> If anybody can help me I would be very grateful.
>> BTW answers like upgrade to woody is not a solution.
> Also I would like not to have to resort to using the BIOS config utility
> as this involves extra downtime, and this is on a soon to be production
AFAIR RH ships with a utility called rpm2cpio which does what it says, and
presumably that utility would be up to date with the version of RPM shipped
with the relevant RH. Of course this is presuming that you have a RH box
handy to do the rpm2cpio conversion.
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