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Re: Using binary-only pkgsrc on Debian

On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Edgar Fuß <> 
>> You are interested in either --binary-kit or --gzip-binary-kit.
> Thanks, that helps.
> But what I really need is a .deb I can apt-get install, not a .tgz I need to 
> extract manually.
> Of course I can convert the .tgz to a .deb, but no need to do that if 
> somebody has already done that for me. Or, if there's a utility automating 
> this step.

I think alien (the Debian package) is be able to convert tgzs with
absolute installation paths to debs pretty easily.

Julio Merino

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