Fwd: Re: installation errors
Kevin D. Knerr, Sr.
Fri, 2 Jun 2000 12:45:41 -0400 (EDT)
Silly me--didn't hit the "reply to all" . . .
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From: "Kevin D. Knerr, Sr." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: installation errors
Date: Wed, 31 May 2000 08:52:01 -0400 (EDT)
On 30 May, Frank Tobin wrote:
> Royal Harvey, at 12:58 -0700 on Tue, 30 May 2000, wrote:
>> Frank Tobin suggested that I try RPM. What is RPM?
> RedHat Package Manager. Sorta of a pre-compiled distribution installation
> system. I can't remember offhand who is distributing the RPM for GnuPG
> (it's not official from Werner, IIRC). Can't provide you with details on
> how to handle it on a Slackware system either.
Use rpm2targz to convert the Red Hat package to a Slackware package.
Then use installpkg or upgradepkg as appropriate.
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Note: you may need to verify the directory assumptions made by RedHat,
as Slackware is a bit more BSDish (a lot more since the merger <g>).
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