[debian] Installing *.ipk/*.opk part 1: Dependencies

Davide Scaini dscaini at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 20:00:51 CET 2009

Nice it would be grat in future if we (debian users) could just add opkg
repos as deb ones...  maybe with different priority... it may be difficult
and risky, but indeed useful!

On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 11:56 AM, Rask Ingemann Lambertsen
<rask at sygehus.dk>wrote:

>   When installing opk/ipk packages from e.g. http://www.opkg.org/, there
> will be problems with unmet dependencies because Debian uses other
> package names for some of the packages providing the dependencies. I've
> created a few small packages which create a mapping of the package names so
> tricks like --force-depends/--ignore-depends should not be necessary. See:
> http://nospamnospam.homepage.dk/software/download/oedepmappings/
>   It works as a repository too if you run this as root:
> # echo 'deb
> http://nospamnospam.homepage.dk/software/download/oedepmappings/ /'
> >/etc/apt/sources.list.d/ril-oedepmappings.list
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