[CentOS] creating centos rpm from deb with alien

Wed Jan 2 05:28:22 UTC 2013
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 1/1/2013 8:20 PM, Frank Cox wrote:
> On Wed, 2 Jan 2013 04:12:59 +0000 (UTC)
> Juan R. de Silva wrote:
>> >  So, I concluded that Fedora RPMs are not suitable. Am I mistaken
>> >here?
> Download the srpm and compile it on your Centos system.  Then you get a
> "native" Centos RPM.

ASSUMING the base software can be built with the packages available on 
your centos version-of-choice.

if they require some bleeding edge new version of python or QT or 
whatever, you're DOA.