opkg fails to install manually downloaded packages

Sven Roederer devel-sven at geroedel.de
Sun May 16 22:04:04 BST 2021


thanks for your support to narrow this down.

Am Sonntag, 2. Mai 2021, 18:43:20 CEST schrieb Hannu Nyman:
> Sounds like a bug, but it should be named something like "Misleading opkg
> catch-all error message 'incompatible architecture' "

Made https://bugs.openwrt.org/index.php?do=details&task_id=3814 for it.

> Those opkg commits in October-November 2020 by Paul, Daniel & Baptiste made
> lots of changes to the opkg dependency logic, and apparently the
> "incompatible architecture" is now some kind of catch-all, which
> catches/displays all kinds of errors too easily. At least:

> Earlier there actually was an "incompatible architecture" message that got
> displayed if you tried mvebu package to x86 etc.. Apparently now that
> message surfaces too easily.

Yeah, seems a bit unspecific. Reverting opkg to cf44c2feb606b60, at least 
gives the expected behaviour.


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