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authorP. J. McDermott <pehjota>2014-04-02 18:56:40 (EDT)
committer P. J. McDermott <>2014-04-02 18:56:40 (EDT)
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[[!meta title="Removing libbb from opkg"]]
+Upstream has done this, but in a different way. [Instead
+of][opkg-devel-dropped] including an ancient
+and patched copy of libbb, [opkg][opkg-git-add-dep] now [links
+against][opkg-git-convert] libarchive.
+**The rest of this page is kept only for reference and historical purposes.**
opkg includes and is statically linked with [a copy of libbb][opkg-libbb],
BusyBox's helper library. Of course, BusyBox is also linked against its own
copy of libbb. This is a bad idea in general, since duplicated code makes