[vbox-dev] svn build fails today.

Perry Halbert phalbert at cox.net
Thu Sep 13 21:11:19 GMT 2012

Build with VNC Ext Pack enabled completes now. Thank you.

On 09/12/2012 11:58 AM, Frank Mehnert wrote:
> Yes, I think we should add a separate #define for IPv6 which is disabled
> by default and can be enabled manually.
> Kind regards,
> Frank
> On Wednesday 12 September 2012 18:35:29 Perry Halbert wrote:
>> Any determination on how to proceed forward with this?  The way it
>> stands building the VNC extension pack stops the normal build.  From
>> what I see it looks like 0.9.9 is going to be a requirement but that pkg
>> is not native to any stable build I have.
>> On 09/10/2012 07:00 AM, Frank Mehnert wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> On Wednesday 05 September 2012 20:55:36 Oliver Loch wrote:
>>>> I installed 12.04 in a VM and checked the headers. It's as Klaus said,
>>>> the rfb.h file defines IPv6 support that is not there.
>>>> I got the source from Ubuntu and the main source from sourceforge and
>>>> both are defining LIBVNCSERVER_IPv6 even if it is not there.
>>>> Maybe we should check if LIBVNCSERVER_IPv6 is defined and if
>>> Yes, such a check is required but such a check is quite difficult
>>> (LIBVNCSERVER_PACKAGE_VERSION is a string). I wonder how a software
>>> is supposed to detect the interface version of that package.
>>>> Seems to be a bug in libvncserver. Sorry.
>>>> @Klaus: what other issues did the patch create?
>>> For instance, the patch uses a Windows function which is Windows 2000+.
>>> Our Guest Additions do also support Windows NT4, therefore we did the
>>> quick hack and disabled the runtime change for Windows hosts.
>>> There were several other issues and some of them were fixed. See the
>>> current SVN for more details, for example on how to use RTStrCopy().
>>> Kind regards,
>>> Frank
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