Request to include VMware X11 drivers on the installation media
Julian H. Stacey
jhs at berklix.com
Tue Sep 28 18:12:04 UTC 2010
I just added "FreeBSD Release Engineers" <re at freebsd.org>
as vmware might not be aware of that address.
> From: Andriy Gapon <avg at freebsd.org>
> Date: Tue, 28 Sep 2010 20:20:58 +0300
> Message-id: <4CA223FA.3010708 at freebsd.org>
Andriy Gapon wrote:
> on 28/09/2010 19:45 Dmitry Torokhov said the following:
> > [ As was recommended by Joel Dahl I am resending this request to the ports
> > list as I haven't got response from freebsd-x11 maintainers. ]
> > Hi,
> > We (VMware) would like to stop shipping our mouse and graphics drivers
> > for newer releases of X server as part of our VMware Tools distribution
> > and instead rely on versions of said drivers shipping with guest OSes.
> > Currently both xf86-input-vmmouse and xf86-video-vmware are part of the
> > ports tree but it would be helpful for the users if they were also
> > available on the installation media. Could you please tell me what is
> > needed to move the drivers in question there?
> Things like that are decided by FreeBSD Release Engineering team.
> I think that such a notice/request should be sent to them directly.
> Andriy Gapon
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