[vbox-dev] support for spice?

Frank Mehnert Frank.Mehnert at Sun.COM
Thu Dec 31 12:00:03 GMT 2009

On Thursday 31 December 2009, Alexey Eremenko wrote:
> >> Since VirtualBox userland is similar to Qemu, it should be possible to
> >> port it. After all, VirtIO was ported from Qemu over here.
> >
> > Sorry, but this is wrong. It is possible to port drivers/devices from
> > Qemu to VirtualBox but the VirtIO stuff was definitely _not_ ported from
> > Qemu but written from scratch.
> hmm... but why reinvent the wheel ? licensing ?

Because sometimes rewriting is easier and fits our needs better.

Kind regards,

Dr.-Ing. Frank Mehnert

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