[vlc-devel] Re: vlc on Zaurus

Kenneth Ng kenneth.d.ng at gmail.com
Tue Nov 23 16:54:37 CET 2004

Command does not work, "which" shows it in /home/QtPalmtop/bin/ipkg
which is a symlink to /usr/QtPalmtop.rom/bin/ipkg, size 26188, date
mod feb 17, 2004.

On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 08:36:17 +0100, Jean-Paul Saman
<jean-paul.saman at planet.nl> wrote:
> Kenneth,
> I believe it is a version conflict of ipkg. Could you try ipkg --version
> to get its version number?
> Kenneth Ng wrote:
> >Hello, I hear you guys are looking for testers for vlc on Zaurus.  I
> >have a 6000SL and am open to testing, maybe even coding once I get the
> >hang of it again.  One thing I do notice, the librt_2.1.3_arm.ipk file
> >is invalid as far as the Zaurus is concerned.  It says its not in gzip
> >format.  I just tried doing a "gzip" of the fille and ran "ipkg
> >install" again, it says the package name contains illegal characters.
> >I did do it as "ipkg install librt*.gz" because I can't handle typing
> >on that itty bitty keyboard yet.
> >
> >
> >
> librt is packaged with a new ipkg version tool then the other ipkg for
> Zaurus. Instead of simply tar and gzipping the files, it also does an ar
> of the files first.
> --
> Many greetings,
>      Jean-Paul Saman
> ==========================================================================
>            VLC iPAQ maintainer (http://www.videolan.org)
>           RedHat Certified Engineer (RHCE: 807202745005548)
> ==========================================================================

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