[Wine] Re: Can not install Wine tools

Segin segin2005 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 6 16:50:15 CST 2006

Steve Wilson wrote:
> Daniel Skorka wrote:
>>Steve Wilson <funmaker_11 at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>>root at wizard:/home/vince# rpm2tgz winetools-0.9-3joi386.rpm
>>>/usr/bin/rpm2tgz: line 98: winetools-0.9-3joi386.rpm: No such file or
>>>/usr/bin/rpm2tgz: line 99: winetools-0.9-3joi386.rpm: No such file or
>>1) Winetools is generally considered to be a last resort.
>>2) Why do you need to convert that RPM into a tarball anyway?
>>3) Failures of programs not related to wine are _not related to wine_.
> I was not changing it to a tarball.  If you would actually read the post you
> would see that the program converts an RPM to a slackware type for
> kpackager.  However I downloaded a tg file and installed that.  I pefer to
> use kpackger since it keeps track of the files during install, so If I want
> to uninstall then kpackger knows exactly which files and where.
kpackager is nothing more than a front-end to slackware's package 
installation utilities. And by the way, any tar archive using gzip, old 
'compresss' format, or bzip2 compression is called a tarball. This 
includes slackware packages.

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