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Date:      Sun, 6 Mar 2016 21:46:47 +0100
From:      =?UTF-8?Q?Bernhard_Fr=C3=B6hlich?= <decke@bluelife.at>
To:        Mario Lobo <lobo@bsd.com.br>
Cc:        freebsd-emulation@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Port: phpvirtualbox-4.3.2 & virtualbox-ose-4.3.36
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Am 06.03.2016 6:56 nachm. schrieb "Mario Lobo" <lobo@bsd.com.br>:
>
> 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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> > >
> > > 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."

http://bugs.FreeBSD.org/ and create a new bug and attach the updated port
(either as patch against the current port or just a tar/shar archive) then
wait and see



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