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Re: [PATCH 1/8] build-system: clean up TCG/TCI configury

On 1/13/21 3:34 PM, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 13/01/21 15:23, Helge Deller wrote:
>> In debian many packages directly and indirectly depend on the qemu
>> source package, because it provides - beside the emulator - various
>> userspace tools which are necessary natively, like e.g. qemu-img.
>> In the past building those tools failed on hppa because the configure script
>> detected that neither native TCG nor TCG interpreter support was possible.
>> As such the configuration aborted and no tools were built.
>> So, the change should still make it possible to enable building the userspace
>> tools.
> You could still build those, with --disable-system --disable-user.

Yes, since the tools are independend of the emulation, it should be possible
to build those independend if system/user is enabled or disabled.

> Or we could rig the configure/meson scripts to do that automatically
> if no accelerator is supported.

That would be the expected behaviour.


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