[maemo-users] Busybox upgrade

From: Marius Gedminas marius at pov.lt
Date: Thu Nov 27 18:14:22 EET 2008
On Thu, Nov 27, 2008 at 09:56:25AM +0100, COURTAUD Didier wrote:
> Is it possible to upgrade Busybox on Diablo ?

It's risky.  You could easily render your tablet unbootable, and have to

> I want to do that because I need the "nohup" command as I have said in
> a previous email.
> I have so downloaded the .deb file of the Garage site
> https://garage.maemo.org/projects/busybox-test/
> but when I try to install it, th Application Manager refuse the update.

I believe the App Manager won't let you replace any of the core system
packages, except through OS feature upgrades.

You may be able to do so with sudo dpkg -i, but I'd advise against it.

> Loooking at the details, I see
> Installed version : 3:1.6.1.legal-1osso15
> Available version : 3:1.6.1.legal-1osso7.max
> Apparently the "osso"number seems to be too old ?
> Is ther a way to get a :1.6.1.legal-1osso15.max file anywhere ?

Marius Gedminas
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