Deb archives

E. J. Cerejo ejcerejo at
Thu Mar 6 01:07:38 UTC 2008

Chris wrote:
> On Tue, 04 Mar 2008 22:54:50 -0500
> "E. J. Cerejo" <ejcerejo at> wrote:
>> On Wed, 05 Mar 2008 02:46:03 +0000
>> Pollywog <lists-fbsd at> wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 05 March 2008 02:09:25 E. J. Cerejo wrote:
>>>> Is there a way to unpack a deb package in FreeBSD?  I don't see
>>>> anything in the ports to do it!
>>> I don't know if this helps, but deb packages are really ar achives.
>> I found it, it's called dpkg, thanks anyway.
> Yes you did! Interesting enough thought, I would like to see how one
> might config apt-get to be used w/FreeBSD and the packages (I assume?).

I don't see how apt-get could work though!  It pull every binary 
dependency built for debian.

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