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doc:howtobuild:single.package [2013/01/06 18:14]
laird
doc:howtobuild:single.package [2014/04/19 16:55] (current)
vladx2 Clarification
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 Useful e.g. if you want to upgrade a package without reflashing the router, etc. Useful e.g. if you want to upgrade a package without reflashing the router, etc.
  
-Follow [[doc:​howto:​obtain.firmware.compile|Building OpenWrt]] up to the point when you have to ''​make menuconfig''​. ​Select ​the target, then check the package you want to build, and also its dependencies. If you don't know them, you can ask the router. Let's assume we want to build ''​nano'':​ run ''​opkg info nano'':​+Follow [[doc:​howto:​obtain.firmware.compile|Building OpenWrt]] up to the point when you ''​make menuconfig''​. ​ In here, select ​the target ​platform, then tick the package you want to build, and also its dependencies. ​ If the package isn't ticked, the below commands will succeed without actually building the package.  ​If you don't know the dependencies, you can ask the router. Let's assume we want to build ''​nano'':​ run ''​opkg info nano'':​
  
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 Done! You will find your coveted package in the ''​bin/''​ directory. Done! You will find your coveted package in the ''​bin/''​ directory.
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 +| {{:​meta:​icons:​tango:​48px-emblem-important.svg.png?​nolink}} | If you get errors about not finding opkg in the staging directory, compile and install package/​base-files. |
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