[arch-dev-public] buildstuff: building packages in virtual machines

Thomas Bächler thomas at archlinux.org
Tue Sep 18 04:17:48 EDT 2012

Am 18.09.2012 04:53, schrieb Gaetan Bisson:
> - have a KVM-capable Intel CPU [2]
> [2] Or, if not Intel, adapt the modprobe line in arch.build.

KVM modules are autoloaded now. If KVM is supported by your CPU,
/dev/kvm should be present without any modprobe lines.

> See the included README file for more information. Other prerequisites
> might have slipped my mind, so let me know if you find any shortcomings.
> To end on a negative note: I know the code sucks. But, if some of you
> are interested, I'd be glad to improve this package with their help, so
> feel free to send me any comments and suggestions you might have.

I hope to have a look at this soon. This is certainly a great idea.

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