[maemo-developers] Errors while installing Maemo3.1 on Debian Linux

From: Jussi Hakala jussi.hakala at movial.fi
Date: Fri Jul 27 17:10:00 EEST 2007
Try apt-get update before installing.



ext David Hazel wrote:
> I'm trying to install the Maemo 3.1 SDK on Scratchbox under Debian
> Linux, and I am getting errors at step 3.3 in the installation guide:
> [sbox-SDK_X86: ~] > fakeroot apt-get install maemo-explicit
> (lots of stuff that seems to have worked, then:)
> Setting up maemo-explicit (3.0) ...
> W: Couldn't stat source package list http://repository.maemo.org
> bora/free Packages
> (/var/lib/apt/lists/repository.maemo.org_dists_bora_free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
> W: Couldn't stat source package list http://repository.maemo.org
> bora/non-free Packages
> (/var/lib/apt/lists/repository.maemo.org_dists_bora_non-free_binary-i386_Packages) - stat (2 No such file or directory)
> W: You may want to run apt-get update to correct these problems
> The above happens for both SDK_X86 and SDK_ARMEL. In both cases, my
> sources.list contain the following:
> deb http://repository.maemo.org/ bora free non-free
> deb-src http://repository.maemo.org/ bora free
> deb file:/home/david/maemo-sdk-nokia-binaries_3.1 bora explicit
> Can anyone suggest why the error is occurring, and what I need to do to
> correct it? Is there perhaps something wrong with the placement of the
> files on the repository.maemo.org site? This certainly seems to be what
> the installer is complaining about. (In fact, I had a similar problem
> when I was trying to install Scratchbox. I had to download the files to
> my local system manually, adjust their relative placement in relation to
> the Packages.gz file, and then install from my local path.)
> I don't know whether it is related, but I had problems with the download
> of the Maemo 3.1 files from the website. I was able to download the
> release notes and installation instructions, but my attempt to download
> the SDK installer script failed on my Debian Linux system. However, I
> was able to download the script from my Windows XP system.
> I'm fairly new to Linux development, although I do have lots of
> experience (about 24 years!) of software development on many operating
> systems.
> Regards,
> David Hazel
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