Just a quick imagebuilder question

Currently playing around making my own build for the RPi4 using imagebuilder, it's going ok, I've done a few to get the right packages I need etc...

...but my question is what's the procedure to get the latest updates.

At the minute I run...

./scripts/feeds update -a
./scripts/feeds install -a

But that only seems to be updating the packages inside the build, I've seen somewhere on the forum about doing git pull to update the openwrt build too?? Is that right? Do I need to update anything else too??

Cheers all.

You need to make a "git pull" first. In general it is not a good idea to mix certain states esp. on master branch. Simply because they are depending to each other. Just one example: If things are changed on kernel/coreapps it is highly likely that things have to be adjusted for certain apps witin feeds also.
For the stable branch you could do that. But that would not make much sense because there is bugfixing/security patching only.

Edit: Sorry I've lost completely the focus on topic. :frowning:

Simply download the latest stable or snapshot image builder tar file, extract it and use the updated one.

This is only possible if you are using the build system instead of the image builder.

Image Builder: https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-user/additional-software/imagebuilder

Build System: https://openwrt.org/docs/guide-developer/build-system/use-buildsystem

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Ah so I'm using build system then, this git pull I wasnt doing is the reason lots of packages told me I needed a more upto date kernel then, all makes sense now.

It's a step learning curve when your coming from no Linux knowledge at all..

Thanks all.

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