[vlc-devel] Re: vlc on Zaurus

Jean-Paul Saman jean-paul.saman at planet.nl
Tue Nov 23 17:05:11 CET 2004

Kenneth Ng wrote:

>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.
I use a version 1.0 of ipkg-build to create the ipk-files. The source is 
from ipkg-utils-030709.tar.gz

Could you try to look inside /usr/QtPalmtop.rom/bin/ipkg and get its version number?

>On Tue, 23 Nov 2004 08:36:17 +0100, Jean-Paul Saman
><jean-paul.saman at planet.nl> wrote:
>>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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