Yeah, I did try to download the package from the URL, only problem is the packages seem to be missing from the Debian site and the Gumstix site. There are different versions of packages you can download, but just not the specific version that Buildroot wants. Maybe just use a newer version package?
[mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Jayesh Salvi
Sent: Friday, May 25, 2007 9:48 AM
To: General mailing list for gumstix users.
Subject: Re: [Gumstix-users] Buildroot packages and bugs
Have you tried extracting
the URL that is fed to wget? You can find what you get when you download from
that URL using firefox or wget? If it's a bug with wget, you will get correct
version from firefox.
Hi all, I'm new to my Gumstix,
I successfully compiled the default config of Gumstix, however when I start adding packages, the problems start happening. Is it normal to get a lot of errors when adding packages?
For instance, there are a lot of packages that seem to be missing, the Debian dl site and the alternative files.gumstix.org site both are missing the packages. It's as if the Buildroot was built with a certain package but then the package maintainer removes the correct package. Maybe archiving all the packages somewhere for each version of Buildroot would help? Is there another mirror of the correct packages?
The other problem I'm having is I seem to be getting a ton of errors on compiles, like for instance if I add the nmap package and compile, I get the following error.
11:05:43 (155.55 KB/s) - `/home/dave/gumstix-buildroot/dl/nmap-4.20.tgz.1' saved [2704981/2704981]
zcat /home/dave/gumstix-buildroot/dl/nmap-4.11.tgz | tar -C /home/dave/gumstix-buildroot/build_arm_nofpu -xf -
zcat: /home/dave/gumstix-buildroot/dl/nmap-4.11.tgz: No such file or directory
toolchain/patch-kernel.sh /home/dave/gumstix-buildroot/build_arm_nofpu/nmap-4.11 package/nmap nmap*.patch
Aborting. '/home/dave/gumstix-buildroot/build_arm_nofpu/nmap-4.11' is not a directory.
make: *** [/home/dave/gumstix-buildroot/build_arm_nofpu/nmap-4.11/configure] Error 1
So, looks like Buildroot wants to use nmap-4.11.tgz, but the downloader downloaded version 4.20.
Is this a bug?
These errors go on and on, so far, I've been unsuccessful using my Gumstix for much more than the default build. The Wiki does not show anything on how to get around the package problems and compile errors.
Am I the only one having these problems?
Thanks for all your kind help.
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