Auto-building emulator downloads

Mike C. Fletcher mcfletch at
Tue Aug 28 20:49:53 EDT 2007

C. Scott Ananian wrote:
> We've been running and building qemu images on xs-dev; you might
> consider doing root-stuff on a machine which is not dev.  xs-dev
> already has qemu, etc installed.
> rsync does not require you to be root; fakeroot works quite well.
> Mounting loopback filesystems, on the other hand...  maybe FUSE can
> help?
J5 apparently has all this well in hand as part of the core build 
process, so we can probably ignore these issues now.
> Don't worry too much about upgrading -- as long as your developer
> tools are in /home/olpc they will be preserved across updates by the
> upgrade magic which is going to land on Monday.
Great.  I'm looking forward to seeing the magic when I get some time.

Have fun,

  Mike C. Fletcher
  Designer, VR Plumber, Coder

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