[maemo-developers] can't install application to phone from local repository

From: Jeremiah Foster jeremiah at jeremiahfoster.com
Date: Wed Jan 6 15:24:29 EET 2010
On Jan 6, 2010, at 14:05, ibrahim wrote:

> Kees Jongenburger wrote:
>> Hi ibrahim,
>> On Sun, Oct 25, 2009 at 11:37 AM, ibrahim <ibrahim.ali at asgatech.com> wrote:
>> you might want to look a what extra's devel's structure looks like
>> #source.list
>> #extras-devel
>> deb http://repository.maemo.org/extras-devel/ fremantle free non-free
>> deb-src http://repository.maemo.org/extras-devel/ fremantle free
>> but on on the website
>> http://repository.maemo.org/extras-devel/dists/fremantle/free/
>> notice the "dists" and the location where the Packages file ends up
>> http://repository.maemo.org/extras-devel/dists/fremantle/free/binary-armel/Packages
>> The thing also is that your package has arch set to "all". but start
>> looking at your servers logs.
>> Greetings
> I did exactly the same as Maemo extras repository did on my local reposidtor , the same folder structure
> /dists/fremantle/free/binary-armel/

Turns out that is not "exactly the same." Try /extras-devel/ as a replacement for your "dists" 

If you are setting up a test repo, or even a local mirror of one of the repos, I highly recommend using reprepro. I have written about it here: http://wiki.maemo.org/Reprepro.

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