[Slackbuilds-users] qemu updates roadmap

Matteo Bernardini matteo.bernardini at gmail.com
Tue May 16 13:57:16 UTC 2023

Hi Edward,

here I'm building qemu 8.0.0 and virtiofsd like this (actually I see no
issue in using the bundled meson)


if you don't want it I'll submit virtiofsd to SBo.


Il giorno lun 24 apr 2023 alle ore 02:13 KB_SBo <sbo at linuxgalaxy.org> ha

> All,
> I'm going to hold off on qemu-8.0 for a bit and just bump to qemu-7.2.1
> 1.  For 8.0, virtiofsd is now an external dependency. This built with
> rust, of which I know absolutely nothing about. Since this may take me
> awhile to do (wtf is a 'cargo'?), if anyone has a burning desire to add
> virtiofsd to SBo, have at it!
> 2. Slackware 15.0 meson-0.59.4 is too old.  qemu has an internal
> meson-0.61.5 that is currently used for 7.2.x, but I think using the
> system meson is better for consistency.
> 3. libslirp and a few others will be made hard dependencies to have
> those handy features available by default. Also, libslirp could use bump
> to version 4.7.0 (maintainer cc:'ed)
> -Ed
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