[OPKG.org] suggestions (was : [debian] Installing *.ipk/*.opk part 1: Dependencies)

"Bernd (Jesus McCloud) Prünster" bernd.pruenster at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 13:45:32 CET 2009

maybe some folks weren't interested in the original topic.
i do not know php, but maybe someone else can help. i am also forwarding 
this mail to the german freeyourphone forum.

i hope you guys don't mind reposting + top-posting this time.
kimaidou schrieb:
> Hi list
> I think also it would be easier and much better to create deb 
> packages. I think the opkg.org <http://opkg.org> website is a very 
> good portal for the dynamism of the community. Why not:
> * modifiy opkg.org <http://opkg.org> so that for each software, we 
> have 2 text boxes on the right side (where you copy.cut the 
> installation command) : one for ipk, one for deb.
> * add a "Help developper to package" page in this website, with a tar 
> containing a foobar application : one for ipk (with ipkg-build), one 
> for debian (I do not know yet what to use :D )
> This way everyone can really have the choice of distribution without 
> lacking of openmoko oriented softwares.
> What do you think ?
> Kimaidou
> 2009/3/12 Timo Juhani Lindfors <timo.lindfors at iki.fi 
> <mailto:timo.lindfors at iki.fi>>
>     Rask Ingemann Lambertsen <rask at sygehus.dk
>     <mailto:rask at sygehus.dk>> writes:
>     >> 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!
>     Wouldn't it be much easier to just create real debian packages?
>     If you have some example programs I can give examples of how you can
>     create unofficial debian packages of those.
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