[vbox-dev] VNC server patch
Ivo at UFO-Net.nl
Fri Apr 2 06:19:30 PDT 2010
Never mind, I have not checked whether it actually compiled the VNC
code. Turns out that it did not. I will try to get it fixed and then get
back to you.
By the way, what's the correct way to set the VBOX_WITH_VNC define?
Op 1-4-2010 23:50, Ivo Smits schreef:
> I've just loaded a fresh copy of the source from svn, and patched
> that. Patch and compile worked fine. Unfortunately, I am currently not
> able to test the resulting binaries as I am currently using the PUEL
> version of vbox and the kernel modules seem to be incompatible.
> The possible impact of the patch on the operation of the binaries
> should be minimal, as the VNC server is implemented in a separate
> library, just like the FFMPEG encoder - which is only loaded if it is
> being used.
> I hope that, at some point, the VNC server can be started and stopped
> at run time, just like the RDP server. However, I have no idea yet how
> that would be done yet.
> Thanks for your reply.
> Op 26-3-2010 17:24, Sander van Leeuwen schreef:
>> Sorry for the very late reply, but could you check the attached diff
>> against the current trunk? It will probably not compile and the
>> makefile needs to be adjusted for the VNC library to link with.
>> We will not include your patch in our binary version due to the
>> dependency on GPL libraries (and RDP makes it redundant), but it's of
>> course useful for the OSE version. That one is GPL anyway, so there's
>> no conflict.
>> Ivo Smits wrote:
>>> I have written a VNC server extension to VirtualBox. After
>>> requesting this feature in the Bug tracker
>>> (http://www.virtualbox.org/ticket/6020), I decided to see whether I
>>> could write it myself.
>>> The result is currently part of the VBoxHeadless application and
>>> implemented in a shared library (much like, and based on, the FFMPEG
>>> I am willing to release any of my (modified) source code under the
>>> MIT license, however, the required VNC server library (libvncserver,
>>> http://libvncserver.sourceforge.net/) is distributed under the GPL
>>> The diff/patch file is attached (patch -p1, please). I hope this
>>> patch can somehow be useful.
>>> Thank you all very much for your work on VirtualBox - I love it.
>>> Best regards,
>>> Ivo Smits
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>>> vbox-dev at virtualbox.org
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