[maemo-developers] creating new targets based on bora

From: Daniel Stone daniel.stone at nokia.com
Date: Mon Apr 30 11:32:30 EEST 2007
On Mon, Apr 30, 2007 at 11:06:32AM +0300, ext Miko Nieminen wrote:
> It seems that when creating new targets based on bora you need to add those
> virtual packages afterwards. SDK install script does this behind scenes, but
> when creating new targets afterwards you need to create those by hand. I
> didn't found any existing scripts for this purposes so here is one, it's not
> pretty one, but does what it is supposed to do. It was modified from bora's
> install script.

Why do you use ar and tar instead of dpkg --build?  The former are not
guaranteed to work: dpkg uses a certain defined set of ar functionality,
whereas GNU ar has some extensions.  So, a file generated with GNU ar is
not guaranteed to be a valid Debian package.

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