KBYU has some strange advice?

Gary Thornock gthornock at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 13 20:10:34 MDT 2007

>> There was an apt4rpm project that had quite a following
>> before the adoption of yum

> Yeah, I know about apt4rpm, which is now called alien IIRC.
> Still odd. :)

Alien (if you're thinking of the same one I am) predates even
apt4rpm.  As I recall, it was something the Debian folks put
together to convert between tarballs, RPMs and .deb packages.
Not perfect, by any means, but a fairly useful tool.

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