Failure of a deb package installation
On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 05:30:33PM +0200, Eugene V. Lyubimkin wrote:
> Francesco Pietra wrote:
> > Hi:
> > As no clues arrive from the package web site, may I ask if the
> > following problems may derive from my bad management of the OS?
> > Task: install octopus on a multisocket dual-opteron 875, OS = debian
> > amd64 lenny (octopus is a molecular computational program).
> > 1) downloaded octopus-3.0.1-1.x86_64.rpm.
> > 2) #alien -k --scripts octopus-3.0.1-1.x86_64.rpm (which reported no errors).
> There are no any guarantees that converted packages will work. Better try to find Debian
> package if possible.
Hmm, further upstream seems to ship a own debian/ directory with 3.0.1
tar.gz, maybe it can build fine.
You can also fill a RFP (use package wnpp) for octopus.
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