[vbox-dev] [Patch] kBuild Haiku Fixes v1

Ramshankar ramshankar.venkataraman at oracle.com
Thu Sep 20 13:17:20 GMT 2012

On 09/20/12 02:57 PM, François Revol wrote:
> On 20/09/2012 12:23, Ramshankar wrote:
>> Hi! Some good news on the additions front; I've finally integrate the
>> Haiku additions into the VirtualBox tree after some cleanups and fixes.
> Super dooper !
>> The main vboxguest module and vboxdev driver works, and the mouse
>> integration is also working (after fixing some C++ linkage issues with
>> the instantiation function). I did not test vboxvideo yet since it was
>> mentioned the performance would be pretty terrible. I'll test it later.
>> VBoxControl&  VBoxService errors out (probably some post 4.1 change
>> which can be fixed easily). The rest needs testing.
> VBoxService shouldn't do much anyway.

Not sure what you mean.. You mean on Haiku it doesn't do much as it is 
done elsewhere...? Because VBoxService is what controls time 
synchronization, a rather useful feature to have.

>> Over the next few weeks/months I intend to clean up the code further and
>> get the rest working gradually as I find time. I will also work on
>> getting some sort of automated packaging working as I find time.
>> Thanks to Mike Smith, François Revol, Alexander Von Gluck and all the
>> others who might have been involved in contributing the additions!
> Yeah !
> Btw, I did an HVIF icon for VBox (already in the Haiku tree), the
> attached patch adds it to VBoxTray, though it won't use it for the
> Deskbar tray yet..

The guest OS type patch needs an update; see 

>> To have no errors
>> Would be life without meaning
>> No struggle, no joy
> Indeed !
> François.

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