[openbeos] Re: Haiku self-hosting.

  • From: "Jonathon Freeman" <j_freeman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2008 11:54:43 -0500

> From: openbeos-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:openbeos-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bruno Albuquerque
> Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2008 10:55 AM
> To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx; openbeos@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [openbeos] Haiku self-hosting.
> Sorry for the cross-posting, but as it is good news I thought 
> I would share it with you guys. Today I committed r24720 and, 
> with that, I was able to compile Haiku inside itself without 
> the neewd for any hacks or reboots or anything like that 
> (using VMWare with 1 Gb of memory available to the VM). I 
> also run the generated image in VMWare and it booted (I 
> didn't test it much tough).
> Although this is April's 1st (and some of you will probably 
> think it is a joke), this means that we are able to self-host 
> now and pending something else that we may find during 
> testing, this means we are self-hosting as of today.
> You can start the fireworks! :)
> -Bruno
> Ps: Juts wnated to point out that this would not be possible 
> without the huge amount of time the developers have spent on 
> getting this working and, specifically, the amount of time 
> Axel spent fixing VM/cache bugs and the amount Ingo spent 
> getting the build system working inside Haiku. 
> So kudos to them.

Absolutely great news--it makes my day! Thanks for the update, Bruno.
Everyone who has been involved should give themselves a pat on the back, you
deserve it! :)



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