Subject: Re: qemu patches to upstream
To: None <>
From: Juan RP <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 12/05/2007 15:38:44
On Wed, 5 Dec 2007 08:36:36 -0600 (CST) wrote:

> 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 
> why.
> 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	- NetBSD/pkgsrc news in Spanish