[vbox-dev] VNC: Would it be possible please to support VNC server in official VirtualBox build ?
branko at majic.rs
Mon Apr 4 12:02:42 PDT 2011
Дана Mon, 04 Apr 2011 18:24:52 +0200
Klaus Espenlaub <klaus.espenlaub at oracle.com> написа:
> On 04.04.2011 18:10, Alexey Eromenko wrote:
> > VNC source code was committed since v3.2.0, but is disabled in
> > standard VirtualBox builds.
> Due to licensing conflicts. libvnc is under GPLv2, which is something
> we're not allowed to use in any code shipped as binary.
> > Would it be possible for you to support VNC as part of the core
> > product ? (the same way as Qemu/KVM do)
> We'd love to have the code as an extension pack, maintained by some
> 3rd party. This would allow better code quality, as people knowing
> about the libvnc details would handle things, and an extension pack
> can have a release cycle independent of VirtualBox updates. One of
> the reasons why we spent the time introducing a generic interface for
> desktop access protocols.
> I've heard of some work being done in this direction, but no results
> so far. In case the maintainer is stuck at some VirtualBox problem -
> contact us again...
> > Thanks in advance,
Would you at least be interested in a small patch to the configure
script for the --enable-vnc flag (I've written one for the Gentoo
Jabber: branko at majic.rs
Please use only Free formats when sending attachments to me.
Џабер: branko at majic.rs
Молим вас да додатке шаљете искључиво у слободним форматима.
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Size: 836 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://www.virtualbox.org/pipermail/vbox-dev/attachments/20110404/876a3cea/attachment-0001.bin
More information about the vbox-dev