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Re: [Qemu-devel] non linux host?

From: Gerhard Pfeiffer
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] non linux host?
Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2003 16:07:09 +0200


On Sat, Aug 09, 2003 at 01:27:32PM +0200, Jocelyn Mayer wrote:
> > Can qemu compile on a non-linux host? will it run? is it possible to 
> > make it do this? or does the basic design of qemu make this impossible. 
> > I'm running MacOSX (mach kernel w/ most of freebsd on top). is this any 
> > kind of possible? :-)
> I tried to compile qemu on MacOS X some times ago.
> There are some headers to adjust to make the core compile.
> This can be done in a portable way, for all BSD flavors and should be
> easy.

Which headers are these? When I try to compile it, there seem to be some
elf-headers needed.

> But the syscall and ioctl handlers must be rewrote.
> This can be quite long and not so funny.
> But there's no real problem to adapt it,
> except that it hasn't been done yet !

in http://mail.gnu.org/archive/html/qemu-devel/2003-07/msg00084.html Fabrice
said, that ELF binutils/gcc would be needed to compile some parts of qemu.
How to get ELF binutils/gcc in darwin? One would also need an
elf-compatible-libc to compile things with it, if I'm taken right.

> Just have to find the courageous one who'll do the work :-)

How about you? ;-)


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