[Buildroot] New Package: Entware

Arnout Vandecappelle arnout at mind.be
Sun Apr 14 19:55:35 UTC 2019

On 14/04/2019 20:51, Oscar Gomez Fuente wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Apr 2019 at 20:23, Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout at mind.be> wrote:
>>  Let me clarify that: if you want to use OpenWrt packages on a Buildroot-built
>> system, why do you use Buildroot to build your system anyway? Just use OpenWrt...
> Yes, I agree with you but in some cases, it could be useful. For
> example, I have a customer that he doesn't know how to use buildroot,
> and I cannot build for him a new release for only a new package and
> sometimes he needs to install some extra package, for example: mysql,
> php and so on. The method of using ipkg/opkg was very useful for him,
> but it seems to be that opkg is old fashioned and Entware is cool.

 I don't get it. Entware is a (kind of) distro that uses opkg. It's like saying
apt is old-fashioned and Ubuntu is cool... Entware is essentially an opkg.conf file.


> I'm going to try to create a new package with your piece of advice.
> Best regards,
> Oscar Gomez Fuente

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