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Re: [Qemu-devel] Is there a way to package QEMU binaries?

From: Daniel P . Berrangé
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] Is there a way to package QEMU binaries?
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 10:28:09 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.5 (2018-04-13)

On Wed, Jun 13, 2018 at 12:02:59PM +0800, Peter Xu wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 12, 2018 at 09:52:45AM +0100, Peter Maydell wrote:
> > On 12 June 2018 at 07:24, Peter Xu <address@hidden> wrote:
> > > For example, I wanted to compile QEMU once and install it on multiple
> > > systems.  What would be the suggested way to do so?
> > 
> > For this, I would recommend using whatever the packaging
> > format for those systems is. Eg for Debian use the existing
> > Debian QEMU packages, for Redhat systems use RPMs, etc.
> > If you want a newer version of QEMU than is in the distro's
> > packages, you can probably forward port the packaging parts
> > to a newer QEMU without too much pain.
> > 
> > Or you can use a distro-agnostic packaging tool of some sort;
> > there are a few out there but I have no particular recommendations.
> I'll start my investigation with RPM first.  Thanks Peter.

If you're interested in Fedora, I maintain a Copr repository which
provides RPMs for every QEMU version since 1.4.0 and every libvirt
version since 1.2.0...


Yeah, Fedora 28 is missing, but I'll be adding it real soon.

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