howto: making ipk/opk

Aapo Rantalainen aapo.rantalainen at
Fri Feb 27 22:32:49 CET 2009

A) There are many broken packages on They can be downloaded
and installed and they work. But adding repository and
installing packages from repository cause Segmentation Faults and Not
found errors (opkg error -2).

B) People has made cool little scripts and python-things, but they
can't release them because packaging is so mysterious.

I want share to you one simple way to make package.
Read full text:

Make directory and file-structure under it.
Put things in CONTROL/control
Use ipkg-buildpackage-script (v 1.1 2001/07/26) by Oliver Kurth

-Aapo Rantalainen

P.S. If you know some other easy way to make ipk/opk please share it with us.

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