“Oracle Instant Client” vs Debian (resp. Ubuntu)

http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/database-technologies/instant-client/ http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/database-technologies/instant-client/overview/ http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/database-technologies/instant-client/downloads/ Of course “Oracle Instant Client” is closed source, does not comply with Debian rules, and cannot / may not be distributed through Debian channels. Oracle supplies RPM files for “Linux x86-64” but no “.deb” files. And presumably both Oracle and also the “Debian Project” disallow redistribution of “Oracle Instant Client” components as Debian… Continue reading “Oracle Instant Client” vs Debian (resp. Ubuntu)

how to create a Debian package from an RPM package? “rpm2deb”

I moved the content to a wiki article, so this article is a little obsolete. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rpm_(software) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alien_(software) https://www.howtoforge.com/converting_rpm_to_deb_with_alien : alien -k … https://salsa.debian.org/perl-team/modules/packages/libdbd-oracle-perl/blob/master/debian/README Open questions: how to deal with dependencies specified within the RPM package? …