Your package is broken in opkg.org
"Bernd (Jesus McCloud) Prünster"
bernd.pruenster at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 21:33:15 CET 2009
Risto H. Kurppa schrieb:
> (cc:d the authors of some broken packages I was able to extract the
> e-mail address from..)
> If you have packaged some of the apps listed below, I just want to let
> you know that the package in opkg.org is broken and not recognized as
> an installable file
> (to try this, download the packages from opkg.org and run file
> package.ipk - it should return Debian Binary but for the ones listed
> below, it returns data/empty or gzip)
> So please check that your local package returns debian binary and then
> upload it again to opkg.org. The file need to have a control file in
> it to work in the opkg.org repository opkg.org/packages
> Packaging instructions can be found at
> On Sun, Mar 8, 2009 at 3:30 PM, Risto H. Kurppa <risto at kurppa.fi> wrote:
>> So things seem to fail because:
>> - Empty file is an empty file, not much to discuss about that. Only
>> need to find out the reason for that: did the authors really upload an
>> empty package or did the upload fail but an empty file was created?
>> - ar isn't able to extract gzip files so all files recognized as gzip
>> will not get listed properly in the Packages file. Again the reason
>> for the wrong file type should be found: did the packages package it
>> wrong or did the type/mime/something get corrupted along the way,
>> during the upload or on the server?
i finally found out whi it happened: rule of thumb: never build ipks
using busybox (i built the latest version directly on my neo. bad idea!
thx for the info, will befixed a soon as my box is working again.
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