Convert Debian packages - debtap

Convert Debian packages into Arch Linux packages. See also: pacman-upgrade. More information: GitHub - helixarch/debtap: A script for converting .deb packages into Arch Linux packages, focused on accuracy.

  • Update debtap database (before the first run):

sudo debtap --update

  • Convert the specified package:

debtap {{path/to/package.deb}}

  • Convert the specified package bypassing all questions, except for editing metadata files:

debtap --quiet {{path/to/package.deb}}

  • Generate a PKGBUILD file:

debtap --pkgbuild {{path/to/package.deb}}