[haiku-development] Re: Willing to try

  • From: Ingo Weinhold <bonefish@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2007 18:34:20 +0200

On 2007-07-16 at 17:52:25 [+0200], Ryan Leavengood <leavengood@xxxxxxxxx> 
> On 7/16/07, Stefano Ceccherini <stefano.ceccherini@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > I can confirm what Ingo just wrote, and I too share his preference of
> > building under Linux (Ubuntu in my case) and testing under VMWare
> > Player (I assume you meant that, Ingo ?).

I use VMWare Server, but that doesn't make much of a difference, I suppose.

> Add me to the list of Haiku developers using Linux (though I'm newly
> converted and still have my BeOS dev box too.) On my fairly new Dell
> Ubuntu box I can fully build the haiku.image in 13 minutes. It takes
> hours on my older BeOS box. I find that for most things testing in a
> VM is easier.
> Though working on apps like ShowImage by building for and testing on
> BeOS is easier in that case. But you still need to test those on Haiku
> itself too.

Yeah, for stuff that can be tested in the app server test environment, I 
prefer BeOS, too. The turn-around times favor it in those cases. And I like 
Pe better than any Linux editor I've seen so far. :-)

CU, Ingo

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