Maintaining a redhat system

Rasjid Wilcox rasjidw at
Thu Apr 3 00:24:17 EST 2003

On Wed, 2 Apr 2003 05:34 pm, Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
> Due to some proprietry software I need to maintain a redhat chroot (in a
> debian system) to compile certain modules. However, I need to install some
> dev libraries to compile new stuff and they need newer versions of certain
> c++ libraries, etc...
> So, how can I (like in Debian) simply have the system install the packages
> while taking care that the rest doesn't break. I tried looking through
> but got lost in the version numbers and the fact that some of
> the dependancies can only be satisfied in PPC (??!!?!) or Suse or Mandrake.
> Aaargh!!

I have recently tried out apt-rpm in a limited manner, and it seemed to work 

See google for details.


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