[Slackbuilds-users] qemu: New Maintainer - suggestion

King Beowulf kingbeowulf at gmail.com
Thu Mar 28 18:22:52 UTC 2013

I'll take a gander at the script per your suggestion soon. I thought
I'd included all the docs but haven't double checked.


On 3/27/13, Christoph Willing <c.willing at uq.edu.au> wrote:
> On 26/02/2013, at 8:33 AM, King Beowulf <kingbeowulf at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Admins,
>> Heads up:  I have Andrew's nod to take over qemu.SlackBuild if no one else
>> has grabbed it yet. If it is up for grabs, I will submit a qemu-1.4 update
>> this week.
> I see there is a qemu.tar.gz in the pending queue - I guess thats the 1.4.0
> version.
> In the meantime, I just recently used the SlackBuild from Matteo's git repo.
> I hoped that the latest version would fix a problem I was having with host
> to guest pass through for USB memory sticks.
> Well, the new version didn't solve the problem by itself but after a full
> working day of googling and trying various command line options, I finally
> found clear instructions (that worked) in the docs directory of the source
> code. For some reason it had been overlooked for inclusion with the final
> build, hence nothing in /usr/docs/qemu-1.4.0. Looking back now, I see docs/*
> were included in qemu-kvm-1.2.0 but not in qemu-1.2.0; if the new qemu-1.4.0
> SlackBuild is based on the qemu-1.2.0 version then it too might not have the
> missing docs.
> Anyway my suggestion/request is that qemu's docs/* be included in the final
> build of the new qemu SlackBuild - those documents may save someone else a
> lot of troubleshooting time.
> chris
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