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Not sure but try "Remastersys"
Remastersys is a tool that can be used to do 2 things with an existing Debian, Ubuntu or derivative installation.
1. It can make a full system backup including personal data to a live cd or dvd that you can use anywhere and install.
2. It can make a distributable copy you can share with friends. This will not have any of your personal user data in it.
I didn't bother to look through the source code after I downloaded it to see what was in there, but: couldn't you `make` the software (compile it or whatever it needs) and make a .deb or .rpm package from the resulting binaries?
Since you wish to make a Mint package (if I'm understanding you right) then I guess you have Mint installed somewhere? And so you would have Mint's package tools installed too, yes? Can you not use them to make the appropriate package?
I guess what I'm asking is why not just make the required packages yourself, rather than converting one package to the other?
Distribution: pclos2016, Slack14.1 Deb Jessie, + 50+ other Linux OS, for test only.
It's not quite clear, what you want, or why.
.. I was planning to use alien software to convert .deb to .rpm
so that it could be installed on Suse and I could create the
repositories of LinuxMint from it !
I'd say, it's not possible that way. 1) An rpm repo is different from
an apt repo. 2) An alien package cannot be used for a repo :
The dependency entries are not reliable after the converting. Not at all.
It will not be usable.
And why use a week (at least) to build an all apt system into Suse ?
It's a lot of packages. http://packages.debian.org/sid/aptoncd
The red dots are the basic dependencies. They have other dependencies.
And it continues.
A Mint solution is to install Mint on a spare hd or partition.