/usr/bin/qemu-kvm symlink


I was told [1] that /usr/bin/qemu-kvm is obsolete, and that the right
thing is to use 'qemu-system-x86_64 -enable-kvm', and that Arch and
Gentoo and qemu upstream don't support /usr/bin/qemu-kvm. Fedora provides
/usr/bin/qemu-kvm as a shell wrapper on amd64 and i386 architectures.

My questions are:
1. do we plan to keep this wrapper indefinitely?
2. wouldn't it make sense to convince upstream to provide /usr/bin/qemu-kvm
which would mean "provide accelerated emulation of current architecture"?

Non-accelerated qemu is unusable for many purposes..., and often you
just want the current architecture, so it'd be nice to have a shortcut
for that.

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