[Top][All Lists]

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

Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] make /usr/bin/qemu the native arch

From: Robert Millan
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] make /usr/bin/qemu the native arch
Date: Wed, 1 Aug 2007 21:53:29 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

> Management tools for QEMU will have come to rely on existing semantics
> of /usr/bin/qemu being i386.

How about just deprecating it?  For example, we could make
/usr/bin/qemu  be a script with:

echo "warning: $0 is deprecated, use qemu-system-i386 instead"
exec qemu-system-i386 $@

> Changing this for merely cosmetic reasons [...]

It's not just cosmetic.  I recall you sent me some benchmarks (too bad
they didn't make it to the list, and I somehow lost that mail), but
they were done on i386 (which remains unaffected).  On x86_64, results
are different (specially if you have setup kqemu which only works with

Robert Millan

My spam trap is address@hidden  Note: this address is only intended
for spam harvesters.  Writing to it will get you added to my black list.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]