[debian] Installing *.ipk/*.opk part 1: Dependencies
monnier at iro.umontreal.ca
Sat Mar 14 03:34:27 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!
> Wouldn't it be much easier to just create real debian packages?
Well, since [io]pkgs can be found in all kinds of places, it would
definitely be preferable to just be able to install [io]pkgs directly
without depending on the willingness to make a .deb variant of it.
Of course, another option is to create a tool like Alien that takes
a .[io]pk and turns it into a .deb. Most likely such a tool would
mostly tweak the architecture tag and adjust a few dependencies.
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