Nodejs version upgrade to connect with SQLite 3
I have been reading a lot of documentation to use SQLite 3 with my Omega 2s+ but without success (i know i can use python instead).
It seems the current Node package version is 8.10 and SQLite 3 only works with Node.js v11.x, v12.x, v13.x and v14.x.
The current version is 8.10 in the official Open WRT repository. I have seen a pull request in GitHub to test a new version i think. I could make a test with our architecture.
Anyone knows how to include as a package or how to generate a new one? Including this line src-git node https://github.com/nxhack/openwrt-node-packages.git in /etc/opkg/distfeeds.conf is not working for me.
Is there anything Omega creators could do? I don't have enough knowledge to do it.
Could i use other BBDD instead?
/etc/opkg/distfeeds.conf is purely meant to install packages from onion/openwrt repositories.
Here is a blog link:
This explains the step-by-step to get node (v8, though) compiled.
The process involves cross-compiling for Omega2 in a Linux desktop.
I have not tried it; may you be able to get v12 compiled by following those steps.
Here is another person, p3x-robot, reporting that he has (somehow) built v12 from nxhack gihub repository:
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Thank you very much for all the information @tjoseph1 . It's a great starting point!!!
I'm using Windows 10 right now but i could use Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) to follow the instruction above. V12 would be enough to use SQLite3 and to have access with Nodejs if it works ...
I will keep the community on the loop.
Would be great if you could post the steps for v12.
This WSL link looks promising:
It has been many years since I used windows, no idea on WSL...
Ubuntu 18.04 (2018 April release) might be more matured compared to the latest 20.04.
For WSL1 vs WSL2 have a look:
As mentioned there, running Virtualbox on windows and getting Linux installed on top of that, is another option that gives a better Linux environment.
An Ubuntu Linux over Windows 10 using WSL is running in my computer now with success. I'm following the steps and compiling Nodejs v12 but i have some errors in the 'make' process.
I hope to fix all issues carefully. Let's see ...
I'll post the changes made to the post you mentioned above. Thanks @tjoseph1
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After a while, I could build the toolchain with the Omega2+ configuration. It took more than 2 hours with an i7 processor.
I have used Ubuntu 18.04 as Windows subsystem (using WSL2) using the guide that @tjoseph1 posted above.
Keep in mind these tricks following https://rahulrav.svbtle.com/devtools-adventures-with-an-omega2pro:
git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:OnionIoT/source.git --> not worked for me. I used git clone https://github.com/OnionIoT/source.git
git checkout .config --> This file doesn't exist. Omega 2 repository has multiple hidden .optionXXX files in 'source' folder. I have used .config.O2 copying to .config to execute make -j command
After 2 hours i had all packages compiled to my O2+
The problem is when i launch the command make package/compile node/node using the nxhack/openwrt-node-packages with ready to use Node.js packages for OpenWRT. This tracks the stable version of Node v12.19 and it's compatible with SQLite 3.
First issue (fixed):
/usr/include/stdio.h:27:10: fatal error: bits/libc-header-start.h: No such file or directory
The -m32 is telling gcc to compile for a 32-bit platform. On a 64-bit machine, gcc normally only comes with 64-bit libraries. You have to install 32-bit headers and libraries.
I launch sudo apt-get install gcc-multilib g++-multilib to install the missing 32 bit libraries.
Second issue (not fixed)
hydro@Surface:~/source$ find . -name "environment.cc"
hydro@Surface:~/source$ find . -name "uv.h"
I don't know how to fix it. uv.h has the definition but the implementation is missing. I have seen all the deps folders but i didn't find anything. I have installed libuv1 and libuv1-dev packages but this didn't work either.
Does anyone have a suggestion? @Lazar-Demin may be you can help me ....
Thanks in advance
I have found this comment from nxhack:
The cross compilation environment is broken in v12.5.0.
The situation is difficult.
When i launch make package/compile node/node. Make uses 12.19.0 so i should use other branch using 12.4.0 or below.