Using VMWare for Dapper testing

Jay Camp jayc at CLEMSON.EDU
Tue Nov 29 02:01:12 GMT 2005

On Mon, 2005-11-28 at 19:59 -0200, Carlos Ribeiro wrote:
> 2) The packager would need to have a copy of VMWare Workstation in
> order to be able to generate the player images. This may or not turn
> out to be a problem though. (In fact there are recipes/hacks on how to
> build an image with the player, but I guess that's not exactly within
> the spirit of the player's license).

An employee of VMware (though I'm sure not speaking on behalf of them)
posted on a while back basically saying "yes, we know
you can make your own image files but I don't really see any problems
arising because of it."

This would make sense because I think VMware "gets it".  They realize
that virtualization will become more of a commodity (see recent
developments of Xen[1] along with newer CPU's coming out

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