What is Opkg?
Opkg is a lightweight package management system based on Ipkg.
Here is a list of additional features compared to Ipkg.
- Uses libcurl to download files
- The command line client has a progress bar to show progress of downloads and libopkg support sending progress callbacks to clients.
- http proxy works but authentication not tested yet
Q. What version of Ipkg is Opkg based on? A. It is based on the ipkg-0.99.163 tarball
Q. Why "fork" and rename Ipkg? A. Ipkg is no longer actively maintained and there may be issues with using the Ipkg name