What are the differences between qemu-kvm and qemu-kvm-rhev and all sub-packages?

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  • I have noticed mention of qemu-kvm and qemu-kvm-rhev. It seems qemu-kvm-rhev offers more features than qemu-kvm, what are the differences?
  • How do I get qemu-kvm-rhev?
  • Why would I need to install qemu-kvm-rhev on my regular RHEL system?


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