questions re: package qemu-system-sparc

Dan Streetman dan.streetman at
Tue Apr 9 17:58:18 UTC 2019

On Tue, Apr 9, 2019 at 1:33 PM <email436 at> wrote:
> [Emailing here because it's the published maintainer address for Ubuntu package qemu-system-sparc.  Please redirect me if I should look elsewhere.]
> From what I've been able to find within Ubuntu 18.10, the latest available version of qemu-system-sparc (and qemu in general) is 2.12.0 (Debian 1:2.12+dfsg-3ubuntu8.6).
> However the upstream QEMU project released v3.0.0 on August 14 2018, thus I'd hoped it would make it into Ubuntu 18.10.  Is the delay simply due to a lack of resources?

the next ubuntu release, disco, has qemu 3.1 included:
$ rmadison -s disco -a source qemu
 qemu | 1:3.1+dfsg-2ubuntu3 | disco | source

It is scheduled for release soon:

> I've confirmed on my system that only the Partner repo isn't enabled.  Is there a "testing" repo or similar that includes more recent versions of QEMU?
> Kind regards,
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