CFT: Fix VirtualBox on 9-CURRENT and recent STABLE

Bernhard Froehlich decke at
Wed Mar 10 09:50:16 UTC 2010

On Wed, 10 Mar 2010 10:05:03 +0100, Bernhard Froehlich <decke at>
> On Tue, 09 Mar 2010 19:19:01 -0800, Doug Barton <dougb at>
>> On 03/09/10 08:45, Bernhard Froehlich wrote:
>>> - get the tarball from
>> I'm building this now, will report if it works or not (it was
>> broken for me). However I noticed that the -ose-devel port doesn't work
>> with guestadditions (not in distinfo). Will the new version work with
>> the old guestadditions.iso? If so, any chance of having the test port
>> updated?
> Yes, i've seen that too when updating but did not have a quick solution
> for that so i left it as it was. I think you can take the 3.1.4 iso and
> should mostly work. The real solution would be to create a new port that
> builds the guestadditions.iso from the OSE sources but i've never tried
> and i'm not sure if it is that easy on FreeBSD. That is a bigger task
> sure.

I've had a talk to the vbox developers and they say that the additions are
always compatible. You can always take the code from the OSE repository and
the latest released guestadditions.iso and it will work. So i will fix that
in the devel ports.

Bernhard Fröhlich

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