[Slackbuilds-users] Converting other packages to .tgz

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Mon Jun 1 17:57:32 UTC 2020

On Mon, 1 Jun 2020, B Watson wrote:

> Maybe because converting a .deb to a .tgz is just about a one-liner
> in shell script? It used to just be:


That's a good reason. I've not had a reason to look for a conversion method
and assumed that both took equivalent effort to convert.

> Another reason might just be that Pat never needed a deb2tgz in the early
> days of Slackware. rpm2tgz dates back to 1997...

This makes even more sense. :-)



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