Hi All,

Thanks to everyone who tested.

I've updated the patch and packages in the same location and fixed a
number of issues. Please re-test if you can.

The only remaining issue that I know of is building with libunwind
installed. If you run into an issue buidling, uninstall libunwind.
Upstream is looking at that.

This is likely the final change before I commit this, which currently I
plan to do on 3/15. So if you use it, now is your chance to test and
report issues.


On 01/19/2017 16:59, Steve Wills wrote:
> Hi,
> I'd like anyone possible to test an updated version of
> emulators/open-vm-tools{,-nox11}. I have the patch here for those who
> wish to build themselves:
> https://people.freebsd.org/~swills/open-vm-tools/open-vm-tools-10.1.0.diff
> And for those who wish to test using packages, I've built packages with
> the new version and it's deps from the quarterly ports branch here:
> https://people.freebsd.org/~swills/open-vm-tools/
> with sub-directories for various FreeBSD versions and archs. There's
> also a script which can help you configure the repo so that you can
> install using pkg, here:
> https://people.freebsd.org/~swills/open-vm-tools/ovmsetup.sh
> Just grab the script, run it, then pkg install the open-vm-tools
> package, or update it if you already have it installed. This is a bit of
> a new testing method for me, so don't be surprised if there are some bumps.
> I would be really nice see tests with both various versions of VMWare
> ESXi, particularly ESXi 6.0 and 6.5, and also VMWare desktop products.
> Any help testing would be appreciated. Even just a "worked OK for me" is
> helpful.
> One particular note about this version, it no longer includes vmhgfs.
> Instead, there's support for using fuse to share files, though I haven't
> found documentation on that yet.
> So, if you can try it out, please do and let me know how it goes.
> Thanks,
> Steve

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