How to make a local repository for .ipk packages ?

EdorFaus edorfaus at
Sat Jan 30 02:40:46 CET 2010

On Thursday 28 January 2010 18:55:41 dehqan65 wrote:

This script does the wrong thing in one place:

> tar -xzOf $pkg ./control.tar.gz

.ipk files are not tar archives, with or without gzip - they are ar archives.

So, to extract the control.tar.gz file to stdout, you want to use this command 

ar p $pkg control.tar.gz

(notice the lack of a "t" in the program name)

Frode Austvik

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