[vbox-dev] OSX Port

Jeshua Lacock jeshua at OpenOSX.com
Sun Feb 11 02:22:31 PST 2007


On Feb 11, 2007, at 2:27 AM, Achim Hasenmueller wrote:

>>> I was wondering what I may be able to do to help with the Mac OS  
>>> X port?
>>>
>>>
>>
> Yes, there are still some things to do. While the core virtualization
> stuff is very complex, it is already being handled by our  
> developers and
> should be done soon. This includes all the kernel extension stuff,  
> too.
>
> However, there are lots of things that could be done:
>
> - port the Qt GUI to OS X
> - use the OS X equivalent of "DirectDraw" for the GUI screen rendering
> (currently using SDL which seems to not work well on OS X)
> - make Host Interface Networking work (IIRC there is something TAP- 
> like
> on OS X)
> - create a .pkg Installer
> - test


Alright thanks for the information; I will check out the CVS and see  
what I can do...


Cheers,

Jeshua Lacock, Owner
<http://OpenOSX.com>
phone: 877.240.1364







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