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Clone sources from QEMU git.
$ git clone git://git.qemu-project.org/qemu.git Cloning into 'qemu'... remote: Counting objects: 131834, done. remote: Compressing objects: 100% (29320/29320), done. remote: Total 131834 (delta 104345), reused 129302 (delta 102090) Receiving objects: 100% (131834/131834), 45.42 MiB | 300 KiB/s, done. Resolving deltas: 100% (104345/104345), done. Checking out files: 100% (2849/2849), done. $ cd qemu/ $ ./configure $ make $ sudo make install
As per qemu documentation:
QEMU supports build in the root directory as well as out-of-tree builds. It is recommended to do out-of-tree builds so user can select a specific build depending on the target usage.
$ ./configure --help
to get a list of options, including the choices of architectures to target. If no options are selected, configure prepares all architectures, which is a very long process.