Make the .opk as the default file extension

Holger Freyther zecke at
Mon Jul 28 13:47:56 CEST 2008

On Monday 28 July 2008 12:53:27 Richard Purdie wrote:
> Hi,
> On Mon, 2008-07-28 at 18:35 +0800, Tick Chen wrote:
> >   Last patch had been committed as 4559.
> > The following patch makes the .opk as the default file extension
> > opkg-build -i ...  <-- creates .ipk for backward supports
> > Committed as 4560
> 'Thanks' for this, you just broke everyone using opkg-utils svn since
> this isn't backwards compatible. opkg was listed as a sane upstream in
> Poky's 'bleeding' autobuilds, I'll have to remove that now since
> otherwise builds from now on will fail.

Sorry about that, that is my fault and not tick's. We will change the default 
to opkg-buildpackage to generate ipk.

> I'm told I other places this change is not open for any discussion. This
> means Poky will have to seriously reconsider using opkg :(.

let me respond to this part in the other mail.

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