Building QEMU on Ubuntu

This guide is stolen from http://logan.tw/posts/2018/02/18/build-qemu-user-static-from-source-code/‚Äč

Install dependencies

$ sudo apt-get build-dep qemu

Download Source

$ git clone git://git.qemu.org/qemu.git
$ cd qemu
$ git submodule update --init --recursive

Configure QEMU

./configure \
--prefix=$(cd ..; pwd)/qemu-user-static \
--static \
--disable-system \
--enable-linux-user
### Or
./configure \
--prefix=$(cd ..; pwd)/qemu-user-static \
--disable-system \
--enable-linux-user

Build and Install QEMU

make -j8
make install

The make install might not work

for i in $(ls | grep user);do sudo cp $i/qemu-* /usr/bin/;done