Cannot install node-homebridge on DIR-853 A3


I am trying to install node-homebridge my D-Link DIR-853 A3 to set up Homebridge in my home network.

However, when I try to install it, I get that the package does not exist:

Unknown package 'node-homebridge'.
Collected errors:
 * opkg_install_cmd: Cannot install package node-homebridge.

I presume this is because my system architecture is not supported in this package? If so, what are some ways other ways I can get it installed (like compiling the package from source)?

Thank you.

Try running opkg update first.

Package architecture on your device is mipsel_24kc.

node-hombridge is supported on 24kc and 24kf.

I already ran it, I omitted it in the thread for simplicity.

Looks like it needs to be built from sources -

Does it have anything to do with the fact that I'm running a prerelease version of OpenWrt?

 OpenWrt 22.03.0-rc1, r19302-df622768da

As mentioned above, it looks like you need to build it from sources.

Did you do that?

I'm afraid that's beyond me. Why am I not able to just install it?

I am still facing this problem. Is there a solution that does not involve manually building the package?