Subject: Re: qemu patches to upstream
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Juan RP <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 12/05/2007 15:38:44
On Wed, 5 Dec 2007 08:36:36 -0600 (CST)
> Can someone who understands the qemu patches please submit them to qemu?
> I pointed the qemu developers to our pkgsrc patches, but they want to know
> I had noticed that qemu didn't build on Linux due to our pkgsrc changes so
> I started looking at this.
> (My fix was not applicable upstream since it was our own pkgsrc that broke
> it. I never committed it yet since I don't why our pkgsrc patch-ag change
> was done in the first place. For what it is worth, many Linux
> distributions don't have "uname -p" so the pkgsrc qemu configure fails
> with a unknown system.)
> Or if you can document each of the 11 patches I will be glad to submit
> them upstream.
> It is important to get non-pkgsrc-specific patches upstream so we don't
> have to continue to understand and maintain them.
I have submitted some of those patches almost 2 years ago and nobody
answered me; I gave up...
There are some patches that are required to make it build on NetBSD and
some others for OSX as well.
Juan Romero Pardines - The NetBSD Project
http://plog.xtrarom.org - NetBSD/pkgsrc news in Spanish