opkbuild 4.0.2 released


opkbuild is a distribution build system -- a set of tools for building
software packages.  From source packages it builds binary packages for
use with the opkg package manager.

Currently one format of source package is supported by opkbuild:
ProteanOS Source Package Format 2.0:


opkbuild is similar in function to the development library and utilities
of dpkg, the Debian package manager:



Source archives are available from the files site by HTTP or FTP:


Here are the MD5 checksums:

    a070f3d0f26f3d8aa9ec5c3e595e6293  opkbuild-4.0.2.tar.gz
    d52c84fd4177f08bd024eed63b28b213  opkbuild-4.0.2.tar.bz2
    8ef941bced7e027cfdcfba5b4c83c373  opkbuild-4.0.2.tar.xz

Here are the SHA-256 checksums:

    325083b5715ba9bd16f5842120a1bd6b9dfb0039d1d8fe88fcfc50b5b700c257  opkbuild-4.0.2.tar.gz
    b5bb9b5944dd8179200dba7708bf6c2822f8af6edc12cf04e141f612ef611756  opkbuild-4.0.2.tar.bz2
    6a837a9b265045f73d3720e382ac690c7f0adaac7e81348d2344af0555ebb821  opkbuild-4.0.2.tar.xz

The sources are maintained in a Git repository:


This release is marked by the "opkbuild/4.0.2" tag.

NEWS for Version 4.0.2

The "bug fixes break my workflow" release.

Bug fixes and minor changes:

  * Recent versions of opkg (and opkg-lede) fix the previously reversed
    exit status of the check-versions subcommand.  ob-checkbuilddeps
    now detects whether the exit status is reversed, to support build
    dependency version comparisons with any version of opkg (or
  * Plus signs are now allowed in ProteanOS source package upstream
    version strings, and minus signs are no longer allowed.  This
    complies with the latest draft of SPF 2.0.

Shortlog of Changes Since Version 4.0.1

Patrick McDermott (7):
      NEWS, configure.ac: Set version to 4.0.1+dev
      ob-checkbuilddeps: Support compare-versions change in opkg-lede
      ob-checkbuilddeps, NEWS: Fix comment about opkg versions
      metadata/proteanos: Allow "+" and forbid "-" in upstream versions
      ob-checkbuilddeps: Fix opkg compare-versions ref cmd op
      NEWS, configure.ac: Set version to 4.0.2
      NEWS: Release opkbuild 4.0.2

Diffstat of Changes Since Version 4.0.1

 NEWS                      | 18 ++++++++++++++++++
 configure.ac              |  2 +-
 lib/metadata/proteanos.sh |  2 +-
 src/ob-checkbuilddeps.sh  | 32 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++----
 4 files changed, 48 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

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