[qtopia]how to install a qpk package?

Radek Bartoň blackhex at post.cz
Sun Sep 7 07:54:32 CEST 2008

Dne Saturday 06 of September 2008 14:35:08 Nicolas Dufresne napsal(a):
> Hi,
> I've look at repository Qtopia.net, a and I figured out that we where
> missing file .qpd. I've created this file by copying the containt of the
> file called control which is inside the package archive (a qpk is
> tar.gz). It misses the Md5um: and Filesize: field, so I added it. Heres
> what I get
> cityMap_1.0.0-1_arm.qpd:
> Package: cityMap
> Filename: cityMap_1.0.0-1_arm.qpk
> Size: 88747
> MD5Sum: dae701a3dafed772330c136ed29a4657
> Description: cityMap Application
> Maintainer: Damien RANNOU,,, damunix at damunix-laptop
> License: GPL
> Version: 1.0.0-1
> Trust: Untrusted
> Arch: arm
> Architecture: arm
> Domain: window
> QtopiaVersion: 4.3.0-4.3.2
> Devices: ficgta01
> Type: generic
> Installed-Size: 300881
> File-Count: 9
> URL:
> As you have only one package, the package list is simply this file.
> Normally is would be generated by something like:
>         cat *.qpd > packages.list
>         echo > packages.list
> Note that without a blank line at the end of the file it did not work
> for me. The you add you HTTP server to you server list and install the
> app. My first note is that the application is not really a version 1.0,
> their exist hardcoded path, like the .osm file that is required to start
> the app but actually not used at all. To use the GPS, it seems that you
> need to get the fix before you start this app (I not sure how to do
> that). The tile cache does not work.
> Have fun,
> Nicolas

Do you or anyone else publicly available feed with CityMap package? Although 
I've managed to compile it and tried how it is (not) working, I gave up 
packaging it. But if there is a ready feed I would gave CityMap second 


Ing. Radek Bartoň

Faculty of Information Technology
Department of Computer Graphics and Multimedia
Brno University of Technology

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