[Slackbuilds-users] Updates - 20070822
alan at lizella.net
Sat Aug 25 17:02:10 UTC 2007
Robby Workman wrote:
> system/qemu: Added - this is a repackaging of the binary tarball distributed
> by the qemu maintainers. It's done this way due to the current inability
> to build qemu from source on Slackware 12.0's gcc. However, note that you
> can still build qemu from source by installing Eric Hameleers' compatibility
> packages of gcc and gcc-g++ - have a look at http://slackware.com/~alien/
> for those. Thanks to Andrew Brouwers for the repackaging script. --rworkman
Can some one else test this package for me? I have just noticed that it
is horribly broken, at least on my laptop.
The SlackBuild script works fine, but the resulting package is less than
perfect. /usr/bin/qemu looks for files in /usr/local/share/qemu when
those files are in /usr/share/qemu. To make matters worse, when I run
it, my keyboard is entirely re-mapped, such that I cannot type anything
without hunting for what key is "ENTER". For some reason, it also
defaults to "full screen" mode. This wouldn't be such a problem if the
keyboard wasn't re-mapped.
Anyhow, check it out and let me know. It may be a problem on my
machine, or we may need to pull it out of the repo.
 Note that I never did find an "ENTER" key stroke.
It is better to hear the rebuke of the wise,
Than for a man to hear the song of fools.
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