[oe] Angstrom opkg feed config

Steffen Sledz sledz at dresearch.de
Thu Mar 11 15:58:34 UTC 2010

Koen Kooi wrote:
>> At the moment recipes/angstrom/angstrom-feed-configs.bb creates
>> also config file for ${MACHINE_ARCH} specific packages. But at
>> least for the machine arch 'hipox' (i'm not sure for other ones)
>> the given URI does not exist. This results in an error when
>> calling 'opkg update':
>> Collected errors:
>>  * Failed to download http://www.angstrom-distribution.org/feeds/unstable/ipk/glibc/armv5te/machine/hipox/Packages.gz, error 1
>> Does this directory intentionally not exist?
>> Wouldn't it be better to create an empty Packages.gz if there
>> are no machine arch specific packages?
> Feel free to volunteer to support this machine in angstrom, ask on the
> angstrom devel mailinglist about it.

I'm not sure if i have the time to handle this. Sorry.

But as mentioned before, wouldn't it be a good idea to create an
empty Packages.gz for all OE known machine types which are not
officially supported by Angstrom just to avoid this error. That
sounds easy to realize.


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