[lug] .deb to tarball or .rpm

Bear Giles bgiles at coyotesong.com
Tue May 27 13:05:53 MDT 2003

D. Stimits wrote:
> What is the simplest way on a RH box to convert a .deb package to 
> tarball and/or rpm?

If you have the dpkg tools, dpkg-deb --fsys-tarball foo.deb will 
write the uncompressed "data" tarball stdout.  This doesn't have 
the installation and removal scripts, but it's handy for other things.

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