Version 2.8.0-3-20180523 is a maintenance release, created using the new build scripts.

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No functional changes since the previous release.

This release basically prepares the ground for a new major release, planned to update to the latest QEMU sources.

Known problems

  • Ctrl-C does not interrupt the execution if the --nographic option is used.


Binaries for Windows, macOS and GNU/Linux are provided.

Build notes

The GNU/Linux binaries were built on two CentOS 6 Docker images (32/64-bit), and run on any distribution based on CentOS 6 or later.

The Windows binaries were built with mingw-w64, and run on any reasonably recent i686 and x86_64 Windows machines.

Easy install

QEMU is also available as an xPack and can be conveniently installed with xpm:

xpm install --global @gnu-mcu-eclipse/qemu@2.8.0-3.1

To install the latest version available, use:

xpm install --global @gnu-mcu-eclipse/qemu

Manual install

Instructions on how to install the binaries are available in the How to install the QEMU binaries? page.


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