tech-pkg archive

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index][Old Index]

Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/emulators/qemu

Tobias Nygren <> writes:

> On Thu, 16 Dec 2021 08:23:38 -0500
> Greg Troxel <> wrote:
>> > Log Message:
>> > qemu: update to 6.2.0
>> >
>> > Tested on NetBSD-current/amd64 w/nvmm and macOS/aarch64 w/hvf.
>> >
>> > pkgsrc note: Recent upstream changes seem to have unintentionally broken the
>> > NetBSD usermode emulation. User-mode emulation is thus disabled until someone
>> > fixes this. Hint: see qemu/bsd-user/freebsd commits by M. Warner Losh.
>> Do you mean that using qemu to run atf via anita will fail on all NetBSD
>> platforms except [amd64 testing amd64 configured to use nvmm]?  If so,
>> that seems like a really serious regression, and I think we should talk
>> about whether it's better to keep the previous version for the branch.
>> If I am misintepreting, I'll be happy to be told I'm confused...
> You are confused. User-mode emulation pertains to running foreign
> ELF binaries via syscall emulation. Full operating system emulation is
> still supported with or without hardware acceleration.

OK, no worries then.  That is indeed an unusual case that doesn't seem

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: PGP signature

Home | Main Index | Thread Index | Old Index