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> how do i make an ipk?
omin0us
post Dec 7 2003, 07:04 PM
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I am going to package up Fluxbox tonight for the X11 based rom for c7x0 series, but since docs.zaurus.com is down, i can't view the ipkg howto. Anyone happen to have this mirrored? or mabey can write a quick tutorial. I'm pretty sure i know how to make the data.tar.gz but i don't know what needs to be in control.tar.gz or debian-binary, Thanks for the help in advance.

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post Dec 8 2003, 01:17 AM
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erm... I don't have the guide around either but you could try

tar zxf any_existing.ipk
cat debian-binary
tar zxf control.tar.gz
cat control

(the first command may be "ar xf whatever.ipk" in some cases). Copy debian-binary verbatim and use the control file for inspiration when writing your own...

When I build an ipk by hand this is basically what I do (assuming $APPDIR contains my files in directories mirroring the Z (opt/QtPalmtop/bin, opt/QtPalmtop/pics etc.)):

cd $APPDIR
tar zcf data.tar.gz opt
vi control
tar zcf control.tar.gz control
cp /wherever_i_keep/debian-binary .
tar zcf my.ipk debian-binary control.tar.gz data.tar.gz

There is also a thing called ipkg-build which I've downloaded but haven't gotten around to using yet biggrin.gif May be worth checking out.

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tumnus
post Dec 8 2003, 01:56 AM
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All the stuff at docs.zaurus.com got copied over to the ZUG howtos by offroadgeek a while ago.

Specifically, the IPK howto is here:

http://www.zaurususergroup.com/modules.php...me=IPKG%20Howto
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