[OpenWrt-Devel] Lots of missing packages!
daniel.petre at gmail.com
Wed Aug 13 07:06:36 EDT 2014
On 13/08/14 14:02, Steven Barth wrote:
> What you see right now in RC3 will be there in the final as well, it
> will just be split up into subdirectories and the unmaintained packages
> "oldpackages" need to be manually enabled in /etc/opkg.conf on your
> router before being installable using opkg.
So, are these lines gonna be valid in opkg.conf ?
In RC3 they are still all
> together in one package repository.
> There might be a few more packages in the final but what is in RC3 now
> (rsync is still running btw.) is a pretty good estimate of what will be
> Am 13.08.2014 um 12:46 schrieb Aaron Z:
>> On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 4:13 AM, Steven Barth <cyrus at openwrt.org> wrote:
>>> The current status of "oldpackages" is this:
>>> If you are using trunk and want to use the possibly outdated packages
>>> have to enable the oldpackages feed and build them manually.
>>> If you are using barrier breaker in the final version we will still
>>> these outdated packages in binary form but won't enable the package
>>> repository in opkg.conf by default, so you have to manually opt-in to
>>> these packages. Some packages there might be broken due to changes in
>>> SDK but this will hopefully get addressed before the final release.
>>> The next
>>> release after barrier breaker will not include any unmaintained
>>> packages at
>>> all not even as opt-in.
>> So, are the precompiled packages on openwrt.org  indicative of what
>> will be available for the final release of BB?
>> From there on ar71xx, nano was missing from RC1, but is back for RC2
>>  and RC3 .
>> Looking in the same folder  for the packages that Valent mentioned
>> in his second ticket, I also see bluez-libs , bluez-utils ,
>> /i2c-tools , ntpclient , picocom  and python  as
>> precompiled packages.
>> Will those still be available in the final release?
>> Aaron Z
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