[maemo-users] OpenSSH on OS 2006 repository problem?

From: Ryan Pavlik abiryan at ryand.net
Date: Tue Jul 10 07:56:26 EEST 2007
Marius Gedminas wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 09, 2007 at 12:10:33PM -0400, dasDasein wrote:
>> When I click the installer for OpenSSH from Maemo download site, it fails to
>> add repository and install.  I manually entered the repository, and try to
>> install openssh-installer I get ... "Unable to download. Package not found."
>> But I am able to browse the repository manually...
>> http://mg.pov.lt/770/dists/mistral/user/binary-armel/
>> and download the package (openssh-installer_0.1-1_armel.deb) manually.
> This was an attempt to build an empty user-installable package
> (openssh-installer) that depends on a non-user-installable package
> (ssh).  The attempt wasn't successful because these two packages come
> from different repositories, and a single .install file cannot add two
> repostitories at once.
> I you have the maemo repository (the SDK one) added to your app
> installer, you ought to be able to use this method to get OpenSSH.
> Marius Gedminas
The OpenSSH install file on maemo.org should work when you are in 
red-pill mode, which will allow you to install "non-user" packages.  At 
least, that's how I did it.


Ryan Pavlik
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