Re: IPKG stopped working?
- Robert Hammond <rob.hammond@...> writes:
> I think that I now know what is happening here. Firstly slingbox doesThe slingbox in Unslung 6.8 definitely does include wget
> not include the wget command so the sym link above will not work. The
> default wget program gets copied over from flash ram to /usr/bin/wget
> during unslinging.
$ /bin/slingbox --help
BusyBox v1.00 (2005.12.27-01:15+0000) multi-call binary
Usage: busybox [function] [arguments]...
or: [function] [arguments]...
Currently defined functions:
I haven't got an unslug 5.5 box here to check what that did.
> It looks as if when you install the optware package 'wget', it deletesThe wget optware package doesn't include a postinst script so can't be deleting
> the older version located in /usr/bin/ so the optware wget installer is
> at fault here.
> This fault is probably common to other optware packages such as 'cpio'The standard optware behaviour in all of these cases is to put the new program
> and 'find' plus some others that install updated versions of standard
> /usr/bin/programs and perhaps /bin/programs.
in /opt/bin and require the user to include /opt/bin ahead of /bin and /usr/bin
in their path.
It is possible to run optware on a target where /bin and /usr/bin are both on a
read only file system (and I've got a box here where I do) so assuming you can
create links there isn't a great idea.
> To correct my set up I am going to create a new sym link in /usr/bin to
> the optware version of wget.