[haiku] Re: VMW tools as (optional) package

  • From: Fredrik Modéen <fredrik@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 23 Jan 2009 22:22:46 +0100 (CET)

> François Revol wrote:
>> We just need a zip available on the web.
> The archive of the vmw tools is mirrored at:
> http://www.haiku-gazette.de/files/vmw_tools_r5-1.00a.zip
> I also contacted the author, momoziro, and with translating help from koki
> (thanks!), he
> says it's fine with him to include it with Haiku. He also sent the source
> code to the
> vm_server, which handles the clipboard sharing. Personally, I don't know
> if the vm_mouse
I have used it in zeta for a long time and both works realy well. I do
think that there can be a problem running it out side vmware  as it can
make the mouse to not respond on input. Test need to be done :) but I must
say it was/are awesome to use these tools :)

> stuff works at all.
>I'd be happy if the only vm_server were included as
> optional package.
> Anyway, I attached the source to this mail, if the devs feel like putting
> it into our SVN.
> Now, if only we had a UserBootscript with an autostart folder block, we
> could easily
> include and start the vm_server at startup in vmware images...
> <cough> http://dev.haiku-os.org/ticket/1202
> Regards,
> Humdinger
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Fredrik Modéen

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