svn commit: r187332 - head/tools/regression/usr.bin/jot
yanefbsd at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 18:21:26 PST 2009
On Sun, Jan 25, 2009 at 4:35 PM, M. Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> In message: <20090125235013.GA25031 at dragon.NUXI.org>
> "David O'Brien" <obrien at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> : On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 07:12:38PM -0700, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> : > In message: <20090120012256.GB29741 at dragon.NUXI.org> "David O'Brien" <obrien at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> : > : On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 06:14:35PM -0700, M. Warner Losh wrote:
> : > : > In message: <20090119165030.GA18409 at dragon.NUXI.org> "David O'Brien" <obrien at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> : > : > : Run VMware. Seriously. Or raise a serious discussion on developers@
> : > : > : about this and get conciseness that cross building on MacOS X and
> : > : > : MS-Windows is a goal.
> : > : >
> : > : > I've tried this on my mac. It doesn't work very well at all, and it a
> : > : > pita for file sharing.
> : > :
> : > : Sorry - I don't quite follow. What is "it"?
> : [ reply snipped ]
> : Ok, I thought you were saying running FreeBSD under VMware doesn't work
> : very well. I know for a fact that is not the case. I also wasn't sure
> : what you meant by "pita for file sharing" as NFS certainly works in
> : FreeBSD on the VM. I know MS-Windows under VMware Workstation and MacOS
> : X can share a common folder, but I've never looked at if VMware tools for
> : FreeBSD has that functionality also.
> FreeBSD inside a VM on the mac is a bit of a pita to get all the file
> sharing stuff right. the pita is on the mac side, for the most part,
> but smbfs on FreeBSD is so slow that it isn't useful for anything but
> the most trivial of file sharing.
> Requiring a VM to build freebsd on a foreign host is a good stop-gap,
> but not a good long term plan.
Not just that -- the performance for buildworld, etc is horrid and
when you put the clock to sleep it tends to muck up the VM quite a bit
under freebsd so you have to go fudging around with a constantly
I only use a VMware Fusion image because I don't want to run
RELENG_7 on my boxes (I run 8-CURRENT instead).
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