[libvirt] [FW: [Qemu-devel] [ANNOUNCE] QEMU 1.0 release]

Daniel P. Berrange berrange at redhat.com
Mon Dec 5 10:45:28 UTC 2011

----- Forwarded message from Anthony Liguori <aliguori at us.ibm.com> -----

> Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2011 15:23:37 -0600
> From: Anthony Liguori <aliguori at us.ibm.com>
> To: qemu-devel <qemu-devel at nongnu.org>
> Subject: [Qemu-devel] [ANNOUNCE] QEMU 1.0 release

> On behalf of the QEMU Team, I'd like to announce the availability of
> QEMU 1.0!

> ChangeLog:
> == General ==
> * i386-softmmu is no longer named ''qemu'' but instead referred to as 
> ''qemu-system-i386'' for better consistency with other targets.  A new tool is 
> likely to be introduced that uses the ''qemu'' name so distributions are advised 
> to not undo this change.

We need to update libvirt to look for qemu-system-i386. We don't want to
stop lookiing for 'qemu', but to cope with the scenario where QEMU guys
introduce a new binary called 'qemu', we need to make sure we prefer the
'qemu-system-i386' binary.

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