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Re: VMware packaging

Pierre Habouzit <madcoder@debian.org> writes:

> Le dim 13 août 2006 02:06, Peter Collingbourne a écrit :
>> Dear all,
>> I found there were no VMware-related packages in the official
>> repository, nor any way of creating them.  Thus I propose to create
>> a tool that will build (for example for VMware Server) vmware-server
>> and vmware-modules-source packages based on an installation tarball
>> (a la java-package).
> why would we need it when there is already quite plenty of good free 
> alternatives (qemu, bochs e.g.) ?

Qemu and especialy bochs are not alternatives for vmware. They are
more emulators than VMs.

What you mean is vserver and even more so xen. I hear with the latest
versions you can even run windows in xen.


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