Fwd: kqemu patch for DragonFly BSD on kqemu1.4.0pre1

Johannes Hofmann johannes.hofmann at gmx.de
Wed Apr 29 05:32:38 PDT 2009

Simon 'corecode' Schubert <corecode at fs.ei.tum.de> wrote:
> Matthew Dillon wrote:
>> :Naoya Sugioka wrote:
>> :> I've just sent a mail to gnat at netbsd.org to reach pkgsrc community
>> :> if I can include them to their pkgsrc tree now.
>> :
>> :I don't have a good idea how to make a pkgsrc package for kernel module. 
>> :Actually I'd prefer it to be imported into base. 
>>     Yah, I agree.  There seem to be some files missing from the
>>     kqemu-dragonfly.patch.tar file you posted.  It's making calls
>>     to routines that are not present in files in the tar.
>>     e.g. kqemu_log(), but no file in the tar contains a function by
>>     that name.
>>     It will also require a major security and software review, and also
>>     needs a master SYSCTL-based enable (default disabled).
> Why an enable?  Just don't load the module if you don't want it to be used.  qemu doesn't load the module itself.
> Also, I don't think we should put $random kernel modules into base.  Why isn't pkgsrc a good location?

FreeBSD seems to have it in ports too and with net/solaris-tap there
is at least one kernel module in pkgsrc already.
I can try to put together wip/kqemu.


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