Sharp Zaurus .ipk packaging ∞
\tar -czf package-version.ipk \ ./control.tar.gz \ ./data.tar.gz \ ./debian-binary
It's really that simple. I was leaving the leading
./ off and ipkg was dying with a
ipkg_install_file: ERROR unpacking control.tar.gz message. Turns out the ipkg shell script looks for
ipkg install is available on the commandline for installing individual packages. However you must resolve your own dependancy issues. Think Slackware's original
.tgz packaging style.
The package manager will automatically find the feeds on the SD card, when I put the feeds in
/feed .. I don't know how auto-magical this is, and if I can move the packages around or anything.
ldd to list all libs used by an app, and whether they are present on the machine or not.
- feed, archive (may not have ever been updated to 1.23)
- feed mirror, archive (updated)
2006-06-17 - 1.23 ∞
The package manager is pretty sad.
- No categories.
- No dependency hints whatsoever.
- Really horrifically slow to start, if you have a lot of packages in a feed.
Does not list the size of the package(s).