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Date:      Sun, 6 Mar 2016 15:01:34 -0300
From:      Mario Lobo <lobo@bsd.com.br>
To:        Bernhard =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Fr=F6hlich?= <decke@bluelife.at>
Cc:        freebsd-emulation@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Port: phpvirtualbox-4.3.2 & virtualbox-ose-4.3.36
Message-ID:  <20160306150134.3fa7a0b4@Papi>
In-Reply-To: <CAE-m3X0OTn+JEvQ0C3-ehip4dUrsBXev-T=MoMxkNbJR89iXTQ@mail.gmail.com>
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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?
>=20
> 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.
>=20
> 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,
--=20
Mario Lobo
http://www.mallavoodoo.com.br
FreeBSD since 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!]
=20
"UNIX was not designed to stop you from doing stupid things,=20
because that would also stop you from doing clever things."



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