Problems with making local repository

Al Johnson openmoko at
Tue Nov 25 01:45:43 CET 2008

On Monday 24 November 2008, Leonti Bielski wrote:
> Hello!
> I use OE environment and I would like to use ipk files it produces to
> install on my FR using opkg.
> My problem is that OE doesn't include all of the compiled packages to
> Packages,gz.
> So after reading some ipkg instructions I run:
> ipkg-make-index dir_with_ipks
> But it gives me errot like:
> tar: *control: Not found in archive
> tar: Error exit delayed from previous errors
> tar: Pattern matching characters used in file names. Please,
> tar: use --wildcards to enable pattern matching, or --no-wildcards to
> tar: suppress this warning.
> Does anyone know how to solve this?

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