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From: Terje Kvernes <terjekv@××××××××.no>
To: Dewet Diener <gentoo@×××××.org>
Cc: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] RPM installer for Gentoo
Date: Wed, 27 Aug 2003 13:11:27
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] RPM installer for Gentoo by Dewet Diener
1 Dewet Diener <gentoo@×××××.org> writes:
3 [ ... ]
5 > Much like Sounds like a good idea -- the biggest problem
6 > that I can imagine is different naming conventions: RedHat / Mdk
7 > already use (sorta) differing schemes to name packages -- how would
8 > one go about 'translating' this to category/ebuild names?
10 you need a map between known packages in RedHat (and in Mandrake)
11 towards their Gentoo-equivalents. this only needs to be done once
12 per version per distribution. the big issue is that there is no
13 frontend to portage that'll make this easy to incorporate.
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Re: [gentoo-dev] RPM installer for Gentoo Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>