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Old 11-05-2010, 03:07 AM   #1
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Is there a light package manager for embedded systems ?


Hello,

I'm working on an embedded linux distro based on the TX25 starterkit from Karo Elektronics.

to update my products I plan to write a kind of package manager which can update the embedded system from an archive file.

Before developing something that may exists, I would like to know if someone know a light package manager that would do so ?

I found lpkg but it needs a repository to work, and my products are not connected to internet, the update will be done through a USB pen drive.

Thanks
Alex
 
Old 11-05-2010, 03:31 AM   #2
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You could use pkgtools from slackware. Nothing fancy, no dependency checking, but three or four bash scripts to do the job.
 
Old 11-15-2010, 04:28 AM   #3
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Hi,

thanks for your answer.
I will use dpkg which is uncluded in busybox. It might be enough to do what I need to do.
 
  


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