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Re: [vfio-users] Patching qemu from fedora-virt-preview repo ?



Maybe you can request on the mailing list of RadHat to release the srpm, since the source code is technically supposed to be available with patches used upon request. It would need to be the exact srpm they used as it will have the patches and enhancements for RedHat systems.

On 7 March 2016 at 12:21, thibaut noah <thibaut noah gmail com> wrote:
Bumping this, indeed qemu wasn't installed, don't see why the system will use something that wasn't used before but ok.

Currently looking for the source rpm of qemu 2.5 which is not available on fedora (even on fedora-virt-preview, which is weird considering the package is), if someone who got the source could give me a link or something i would appreciate it.
Thanks

2016-03-03 0:33 GMT+01:00 thibaut noah <thibaut noah gmail com>:
Hi, i have installed virt tools by adding the fedora-virt-preview repo as described in alex's blog when i first did my system installation (opening my own issue for better clarity).

Doing so actually installed a lot of packages but i am a little perplex here.
Checking available packages from the repo i see that there is a qemu-2:2.5.0-6.fc23.x86_64 package which is not installed.
In installed packages i have :
qemu-system
qemu-guest-agent
qemu-kvm
qemu-img
qemu-common

I might be mistaken but is it possible that qemu-common are just files needed by all qemu packages and that by using libvirt i never really used qemu from the start?

If so and considering i actually never installed any packages myself for virtualization (only adding repo and updating system) do i have to install qemu-2 manually because this is the one to patch?

I managed to enable fedora-virt-preview-source which is listed in the same repo as fedora-virt-preview and in there i can find rpm packages : 

Question is where do i got from there?
Do i download qemu rpm manually (by clicking on it in my browser) and patch it?

Seems by this link :  http://bradthemad.org/tech/notes/patching_rpms.php that the process to patch a rpm is similar as patching a kernel, mainly creating folder, downloading source, patch it and recompile.

I'm just afraid to do so considering i'm not sure this is what i'm suppose to do.
If this is the right way i assume using rpmbuild at the end of the process will automatically install it and i'm done?

Any insight from a fedora user would be appreciated, also bear in mind that i tend to be a noob regarding linux and if you go too much into some details that might look like chinese to me.


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