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Date:      Sun, 6 Mar 2016 21:43:08 +0100
From:      =?UTF-8?Q?Bernhard_Fr=C3=B6hlich?= <decke@bluelife.at>
To:        Naram Qashat <cyberbotx@cyberbotx.com>
Cc:        freebsd-emulation@freebsd.org, Mario Lobo <lobo@bsd.com.br>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Port: phpvirtualbox-4.3.2 & virtualbox-ose-4.3.36
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Am 06.03.2016 9:04 nachm. schrieb "Naram Qashat" <cyberbotx@cyberbotx.com>:
>
> > On Sat, 5 Mar 2016 20:47:00 +0100
> > Bernhard Fr=C3=B6hlich <decke@bluelife.at> wrote:
> >
> >> Am 05.03.2016 3:56 nachm. schrieb "Mario Lobo" <lobo@bsd.com.br>:
> >> >
> >> > On Sat, 5 Mar 2016 12:26:42 +0100
> >> > Bernhard Fr=C3=B6hlich <decke@bluelife.at> wrote:
> >> >
> >> > > Am 05.03.2016 1:01 vorm. schrieb "Michael" <ma.zoon@quicknet.nl>:
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Hi all,
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > I write this as I like to request a major upgrade for virtualbox
> >> > > > related ports on freebsd.
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Currently I face problems using the current ports with php70
> >> > > > port
> >> > > compiled.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > I don't want to go back to port php56.
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Those problems can easy be fixed when phpvirtualbox-4.3.2 gets
> >> > > > an upgrade
> >> > > to
> >> > > > phpvirtualbox-5.0-5
> >> > > >
> >> > > > as it now support php7 out of the box.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Please have a look:
> >> > > >
https://github.com/imoore76/phpvirtualbox/blob/develop/CHANGELOG.txt
> >> > > > Changelog.
> >> > > >
> >> > > > But before upgrading, the new Virtualbox version must be
> >> > > > upgraded also see https://www.virtualbox.org/wiki/Downloads
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Please can those ports be upgraded by someone for support of
> >> > > > systems
> >> > > running
> >> > > > PHP 7?
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Category www
> >> > > >
> >> > > > --------------------
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > phpvirtualbox-4.3.2 needs an upgrade for support of php 7 and
> >> > > > phpvirtualbox-5.0-5
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Category emulators
> >> > > >
> >> > > > --------------------------
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > virtualbox-ose-4.3.36 needs an upgrade for support of php 7 and
> >> > > > phpvirtualbox-5.0-5
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > virtualbox-ose-additions-4.3.36  needs an upgrade for support of
> >> > > > php 7 and phpvirtualbox-5.0-5
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > virtualbox-ose-kmod-4.3.36  needs an upgrade for support of php
> >> > > > 7 and phpvirtualbox-5.0-5
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Thank you for all the work!
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > >
> >> > > > With best regards,
> >> > > >
> >> > > > Michael
> >> > >
> >> > > Hi Michael,
> >> > >
> >> > > we know that we need to update vbox to 5.x but the sad truth is
> >> > > that we do not have a reasonable stable version of it. The port
> >> > > builds but the kernel module doesn't work properly so instead of
> >> > > breaking vbox for all people we will just stay at the last stable
> >> > > version that we have. phpvirtualbox is not backwards compatible
> >> > > so you have two options:
> >> > >
> >> > > 1) help on vbox 5.x port
> >> > > 2) create a phpvirtualbox patch for php7
> >> > > _______________________________________________
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> >> > > https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-emulation
> >> > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to
> >> > > "freebsd-emulation-unsubscribe@freebsd.org"
> >> >
> >> > Pardon for barging in the thread but I've been running VBox 5.0.8
> >> > with 4 VMs at my work since January without any problems (so far,
> >> > at least)
> >> >
> >> > [~]>pkg info | grep virtual
> >> > vde2-2.3.2_2                   User-mode virtual ethernet
> >> > infrastructure virtualbox-ose-5.0.8           General-purpose full
> >> > virtualizer
> >> >
> >> > [~]>ps ax
> >> >   PID TT  STAT         TIME COMMAND
> >> >   944  -  S        22:49.70 /usr/local/lib/virtualbox/VBoxXPCOMIPCD
> >> >   952  -  S        66:11.24 /usr/local/lib/virtualbox/VBoxSVC
> >> >   934 v0- I      3065:24.90 /usr/local/lib/virtualbox/VBoxHeadless
> >> > -startvm DBServer --vrde off 935 v0- I
> >> > 13068:32.29 /usr/local/lib/virtualbox/VBoxHeadless -startvm
> >> > WEBServer --vrde off 936 v0- I
> >> > 8552:00.08 /usr/local/lib/virtualbox/VBoxHeadless -startvm EXTServer
> >> > --vrde off
> >> > 15004  0- S       451:17.91 /usr/local/lib/virtualbox/VBoxHeadless
> >> > -startvm xDBServer --vrde off
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > On my desktop, I'm on V 5.0.14, also without any problems.
> >> >
> >> > It's a fact that the VMs at work are for development but they are
> >> > heavily used by the team.
> >> >
> >> > All FreeBSDs mentioned above are 10.2 STABLE.
> >> >
> >> > Of course, in all these cases, I adapted the port to compile and
> >> > test.
> >> >
> >> > When you say "the kernel module doesn't work properly", what
> >> > exactly do you mean?
> >>
> >> Then why don't you submit them as a PR? The version that I have
> >> tested and seen last time was an early 5.0 and that easily paniced
> >> kernels. Might be that this has been fixed in the meantime but let's
> >> find out.
> >>
> >> At least we could do a broader call for testers to get a better
> >> overview of where we are.
> >
> > Here are the versions I've experimenting successfully with:
> >
> > These are the modified port dirs.
> >
> > drwxr-xr-x   6 root  wheel      512 Sep  3  2015 5.0.2
> > drwxr-xr-x   4 root  wheel      512 Sep  9 19:30 5.0.4
> > drwxr-xr-x   4 root  wheel      512 Oct  2 21:05 5.0.6
> > drwxr-xr-x   4 root  wheel      512 Oct 30 20:57 5.0.8
> > drwxr-xr-x   4 root  wheel      512 Dec  1 10:02 5.0.10
> > drwxr-xr-x   4 root  wheel      512 Dec 21 10:43 5.0.12
> > drwxr-xr-x   4 root  wheel      512 Jan 30 10:23 5.0.14
> >
> >
> > I've never submitted a PR before. Would you have any pointers on how
> > should I proceed with that?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > --
> > Mario Lobo
> > http://www.mallavoodoo.com.br
> > FreeBSD since 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!]
> >
> > "UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things,
> > because that would also stop you from doing clever things."
>
> I've actually taken the 5.0.4 ports that Jung-uk Kim had created and made
> the fixes to them to make 5.0.16 compile with them. The only reason I hav=
e
> yet to submit the updated port is because virtualbox-ose-additions still
> doesn't compile and I haven't had a chance to fully fix that yet.
>
> I have no intention of taking over maintenance of the port, unless needed=
,
> but I do want to help get 5.x into the ports tree, so once I have all the
> ports compiling, I'll submit a PR to get the port updated.
>
> Thanks,
> Naram Qashat

That is fine and I'm sure a lot of people would be very thankful for that.
There is no need to take over maintainership for it but there are currently
only very few people which are taking care of vbox so every helping hand
and contribution is very welcome.



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