Re: ipkg Vs emdeb
On Sat, 2005-01-08 at 15:32 +0100, Henrion Benjamin wrote:
> I would like to know which package system is the best between ipkg and
Emdebian would use the normal debian package format. (With some wrappers
around apt/dpkg you can actually install them in a chroot concurrently
on your system). Also the ipkg package manager can deal with deb
packages, as the two formats are quite similar.
However ipkg has a less robust dependency management, and does not
fetches packages as well as apt does. Also there is no support for
orphaned packages, upgrading is much harder.... in respect to apt/dpkg.
(As far as I know of course)
> It seems to me that there is no standard way to get the sources from an
> ipk package, no?
There is no standard way that I know of. Most sources could probabaely
be found in the OE trees that are used by handhelds/familiar and
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