entware:: upgrading busybox disable opkg operations


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Hi! Thinking that is best to have an upgraded system i upgraded the busybox ... now, opkg operations are not working due to:

[email protected]:/tmp/home/root# opkg update
Downloading https://bin.entware.net/armv7sf-k2.6/Packages.gz
wget: not an http or ftp url: https://bin.entware.net/armv7sf-k2.6/Packages.gz
*** Failed to download the package list from https://bin.entware.net/armv7sf-k2.6/Packages.gz

Collected errors:
* opkg_download: Failed to download https://bin.entware.net/armv7sf-k2.6/Packages.gz, wget returned 1.

i suspect that the wget from firmware busybox, was patched to accept https

in principle i could remove it but:

[email protected]:/tmp/home/root# opkg remove busybox
Refusing to remove essential package busybox.
Removing an essential package may lead to an unusable system, but if
you enjoy that kind of pain, you can force opkg to proceed against
its will with the option: --force-removal-of-essential-packages
No packages removed.

is there a fix or i can just remove this and reboot?
Thank you!


Part of the Furniture
The version of Busybox that comes with the firmware is tightly integrated with the rest of the firmware. Don't try to replace it. It's pointless and will only lead to problems.


Asuswrt-Merlin dev
i suspect that the wget from firmware busybox, was patched to accept https
Asuswrt uses the real wget package, not the busybox applet.

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