[Buildroot] opkg updates?

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Tue May 22 16:17:58 UTC 2018

Hello Derek,

On Tue, 22 May 2018 15:46:05 +0000, Baker, Derek wrote:

> We've determined that having a more recent version of opkg would make
> our lives easier, but notice that the opkg version that ships with
> buildroot is quite old. Are there plans to update that to a more
> recent version? If not, can someone explain why so I can pass that on
> to my team? If there are plans to update it, can someone let me know
> when that might happen?

Packages are updated when someone sends a patch to update it. So if you
need the opkg package to be updated, we would very much welcome a patch
doing this!

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin (formerly Free Electrons)
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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