opkg packet cache ?

Tick Chen tick at openmoko.com
Thu Nov 13 04:57:08 CET 2008

Hi Werner, 
  It's not hard to accomplish this. IMHO by default opkg does not
cache opk files for saving the space on small devices. Probably we will
need adding another parameter such as "--reserve-pkg-files" to tell opkg
it should reserve the opk files it downloaded. 
  What do you think?


On Thu, Nov 13, 2008 at 12:38:09AM -0200, Werner Almesberger wrote:
> I'd like to locally cache packages opkg has downloaded for me
> during installation, similar to Gentoo's /usr/portage/distfiles.
> Is there a simple way to accomplish this ?
> "opkg download" is close to what I want, but it doesn't seem to
> be able to resolve dependencies.
> - Werner
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