[Slackbuilds-users] qemu annotations

Willy Sudiarto Raharjo willysr at slackbuilds.org
Sat Dec 27 00:56:20 UTC 2014

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> I wasn't really worrying about the "automagical tools" folks, just
> a check for those, like me, that build stuff manually, only to have
> the script fail due to a missing tarball.  I've added a note in the
> README to provide a reminder, but who reads those?
> So the question is,
> (1) do we want to enforce the use of the newer static libusb and
> thus have the script fail if libusb source is missing or should the
> script continue on the assumption that libusb is not needed?
> (2) have users upgrade the libusb in 14.1, i.e, libusb-1.0.19-sbo
> as a qemu dependency? Are there 14.1 packages dependent on libusb
> that upgrading could break?
> In the long run, #2 might be better...depending on when -current
> goes -stable. Leaving the SBo script as vanilla as possible will
> make the SBo transition easier when we all upgrade.

what if we provide a variable check, such as LIBUSB=yes sh
./qemu.SlackBuild will build libusb-0.19 statically, otherwise, it
will not be built

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