opkg using wget...

Tilman Baumann tilman at baumann.name
Sun Jun 15 02:22:18 CEST 2008

I would rather like to have a curl executable on my phone and stuff  
wget in the trash.
Even if does not save any significant memory from busibox.  It would  
make me happy.

Just my 2 Eurocents ;-)

Am 09.06.2008 um 18:05 schrieb Alexandros Kostopoulos:

> I understand that wget is not used any more in opkg ; libcurl is  
> used in its place now.
> Although I fully appreciate the superiority of libcurl and the fact  
> that it is used using library calls instead of system(), there are  
> some cases, in embedded systems with very limited resources (flash,  
> in particular), that the overhead of libcurl may not be acceptable  
> (whereas busybox wget size is insignificant).
> For this reason, I have prepared a patch against revision 4480 that  
> disables curl and enables wget conditionally (using the --disable- 
> curl option in configure) in compile time.
> Please review and comment...
> Regards
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