Installin rpms on non-redhat system

Ralf Corsepius corsepiu at
Tue May 16 08:56:12 UTC 2000

jgais at wrote:
> Is there a way of installing the binary rpms on a non-redhat system?
> I'm using slackware-7.0, and the rpm2tgz utilities only return an
> empty tar file when I run it on the rtems rpms. 

I don't know what rpm2tgz is, however I have been able to
successfully convert the rpms to slp and tgz using alien under SuSE
(an rpm based distribution).


Ralf Corsepius 
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