Embedded Linux platforms frequently use .ipk package files. I have had a need to install specific packages (usually from a Yocto build) during development and testing. It is helpful to know all the dependencies of a package in advance, making it easier to copy all the needed packages to the test environment at one time.
ar p <file>.ipk control.tar.gz | tar Oxz | grep Depends
ar p qtdeclarative_5.11.3+git0+e3c0bb7811-r0_armv7at2hf-neon.ipk control.tar.gz | tar Oxz | grep Depends
Depends: libc6 (>= 2.28), libgcc1 (>= 8.2.0), libstdc++6 (>= 8.2.0), qtbase (>= 5.11.3+git0+08de243eaa)
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I am now an official "talent" (their word, not mine) on Braintrust. I looked into other freelance platforms, and Braintrust to me is the most interesting.
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There are multiple descriptions of how to add kernel modules to the kernel configuration in the Yocto build. These don’t work in the Toradex 3.0 BSP layer, which is what we are using at the time of this writing.
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This is an example for a bug report submitted for the awesome WordPress Markdown plugin WP Githuber MD.
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The official BeagleBone Black Getting Started guide isn’t very helpful in connecting the wireless version of the BeagleBone Black (BBBW) to a wireless network. This is what worked for me.
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