Re: VMware packaging
Pierre Habouzit <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Le dim 13 aoÃ»t 2006 02:06, Peter Collingbourne a Ã©crit :
>> 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.