[arch-general] RPM Question

Jeremiah Dodds jeremiah.dodds at gmail.com
Sat Oct 2 21:04:43 EDT 2010

On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 8:41 PM, Lew Wolfgang <wolfgang at sweet-haven.com>wrote:

> So the question is:  can Arch be configured/tricked into an rpm install?
 If you can get a hold of the rpm spec file, you could feed it to spec2arch
(from pkgtools), run makepkg -s on the resultant PKGBUILD, and modify their
script to use pacman -U /path/to/your/pkg instead of rpm.

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