VirtualBox blueports repository moved to

Kevin Oberman kob6558 at
Mon Dec 26 23:09:02 UTC 2011

On Mon, Dec 26, 2011 at 1:30 PM, Brandon Gooch
<jamesbrandongooch at> wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2011 at 6:42 AM, Bernhard Froehlich <decke at> wrote:
>> Hi VirtualBox Testers!
>> I think it's the right time now to announce that the virtualbox blueports
>> repository that a few of you were using moved to a new location.
>> That is because in the last few months I was heavily working on a new
>> FreeBSD port building cluster called which is also the
>> new environment where I usually build test all virtualbox versions and
>> the new home of VirtualBox for FreeBSD. is the successor
>> of the blueports repository but the history was migrated so nothing is
>> lost.
>> Since last week I am back to my usual virtualbox work and have already
>> pushed a few very interesting patches from Andriy Gapon and Ed Schouten
>> upstream. All ports are at their latest available versions now so we
>> are _not_ lagging behind in the development repository. I just do not
>> want to push those versions in the tree before 9.0-RELEASE is out the
>> door. So I am currently waiting for 9.0 to be released and then I will
>> update our virtualbox-ose ports to 4.1.8 and virtualbox-ose-legacy to
>> 4.0.14.
>> If you want to test the latest versions have a look at the new repository:
>> - virtualbox-ose 4.1.8 (0 days old)
>> - virtualbox-ose-devel 4.1.51r39575 (10 days old)
>> - virtualbox-ose-legacy 4.0.14 (2 months old)
>> - phpvirtualbox 4.1-5 (1 month old)
>> Keep in mind that you need to update devel/kBuild first to compile the
>> newer virtualbox versions. Latest kBuild is also included in the
>> repository.
>> For support the IRC channel and mailinglist are still the same :o)
>> Support:
>> ========
>> IRC: #fbsd-mentors on
>> irc://
>> Mailinglist:
>> freebsd-emulation (at)
>> EMail:
>> vbox (at)
>> Development Repository:
>> =======================
>> Browseable:
>> SVN Checkout:
>> svn co
>> tar Archive of repository:
>> RSS Feed:
>> --
>> Bernhard Froehlich
> First off, thank you for the tremendous quality and quantity of work
> you (all) are doing with VirtualBox, and the new
> infrastructure.  The work is truly exemplary and is an awesome example
> of the type of dedication required for a healthy, successful open
> source community effort.
> Secondly, I did run into one issue with VirtualBox 4.1.8 and VIMAGE,
> which required the attached patch to function properly.  I'm not sure
> of the implications of this apparent reversion in the vboxNetAdpInit()
> function, but it seems to work for me.
> The patch in this form or any other is of course free to use in what
> ever way one would please :)
> Thanks!

The patch seems to have been eaten by the mail systems. Can you either
put it in-line in a message or make sure that the attachment is
text/plain? Probably text/*, but application and most (all?) other
MIME types won't make it.
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
E-mail: kob6558 at

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