[Slackbuilds-users] qemu annotations

King Beowulf kingbeowulf at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 03:18:54 UTC 2014

On Tuesday, December 16, 2014, Robby Workman <rworkman at slackbuilds.org>

> On Mon, 15 Dec 2014 00:16:07 +0100 (CET)
> Thomas Morper <thomas at beingboiled.info <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > On Sat, 15 Nov 2014, Antonio Hernández Blas wrote:
> >
> > > would it be possible to have an static version of libusb for qemu?
> >
> > See here: https://beingboiled.info/slackware/14.1/build/twm/qemu/
> >
> > Simply place the libusb 1.0.19 archive next to the other files and
> > the modified SlackBuild will build qemu including a static libusb so
> > you'll get USB passthrough.
> >
> > The libusb addition to the build script is neither very sophisticated
> > nor very well tested, so use it carefully. Also be aware of the
> > different defaults for TARGETS, AUDIODRIVERS and VERSION :-)
> If I can find some time to do so, I'd like to do this with the
> stock qemu build here, as the libusb update isn't going to go
> into 14.1's /patches, and as it stands, the lack of updated
> libusb (and the consequent lack of usb passthrough support in
> qemu) is a big drawback.
> -RW

Let me take a crack at it since I need to submit an update anyway. Now that
the new kitchen windows are in, I just need to finish the trim. (For some
reason I always end up fixing the house when on "vacation")


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