[Slackbuilds-users] qemu annotations
Antonio Hernández Blas
hba.nihilismus at gmail.com
Sun Nov 16 04:04:42 UTC 2014
BTW there is a need for an upgrade of libusb in Slackware , would it be
possible to have an static version of libusb for qemu?
On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 9:09 PM, Antonio Hernández Blas <
hba.nihilismus at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Thomas.
> Two weeks ago, i sent the next message to the current maintainer, no
> response so far:
> Hi Edward, i'm writing you to suggest the dropping of esd from
> qemu.SlackBuild (--audio-drv-list=alsa,oss,sdl,esd)
> As a reference:
> * Debian: https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=633390
> * Gentoo & Arch: i don't see them using it in their builds.
> On Sat, Nov 15, 2014 at 7:03 PM, Thomas Morper <thomas at beingboiled.info>
>> Hello there,
>> I've had a closer look at the qemu SlackBuild and now I'm wondering about
>> some of the constructs in there.
>> The checks for libusb, spice and usbredir seem to be completely redundant
>> because qemu's configure will check for availability of these features and
>> enable them when possible.
>> The check for the device tree compiler seems to be even more than
>> redundant, because this isn't even an optional depedency as the dtc has
>> been bundled with qemu since at least version 2.0.0.
>> Most configure options just state the defaults.
>> The OS_CFLAGS parameter is probably meaningless; it's not used anywhere in
>> the makefiles.
>> A propos make... to get a parallel build (e.g. with MAKEFLAGS=-j4) you
>> have to "make config-all-devices.mak config-all-disas.mak" first,
>> otherwise "make" will run a single job only which will take quite a while
>> when building all targets (anybody with a better understanding of "make"
>> care to explain?).
>> Maybe the qemu SlackBuild should get a cleanup (and an update to 2.1.2).
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> Antonio Hernández Blas | Oaxaca, México, Mx.
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Antonio Hernández Blas | Oaxaca, México, Mx.
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