ports/59405: Patch for VMware3 port building on recent -CURRENT

Orlando Bassotto orlando.bassotto at ieo-research.it
Tue Nov 18 04:50:15 UTC 2003


>Number:         59405
>Category:       ports
>Synopsis:       Patch for VMware3 port building on recent -CURRENT
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    freebsd-ports-bugs
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
>Date-Required:
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Mon Nov 17 20:50:12 PST 2003
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     Orlando Bassotto
>Release:        FreeBSD 5.1-CURRENT i386
>Organization:
>Environment:
System: FreeBSD mad.ieo-research.it 5.1-CURRENT FreeBSD 5.1-CURRENT #2: Wed Nov 12 00:27:27 CET 2003 nextie at mad.ieo-research.it:/usr/src/sys/i386/compile/MAD i386

>Description:
  VMware3 does not build on -CURRENT because of removal of some machine
  dependant headers and changes to the SMP code in the kernel.

>How-To-Repeat:
  make in the vmware3 port directory with a fresh -CURRENT

>Fix:
  Patches are ready for the headers issue and the software runs 
  smoothly on -CURRENT on a UP system. SMP support is not working.
  Patch for fixing the first issue is at
  http://bag.ieo-research.it/~nextie/vmware3/
  SMP support is broken until further updates.
  Since I am not a committer I can't commit the patch. Thanks!
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