2. VMWare does not compile. It fails in vmnet, tripping over
the altered signature to ether_ifattach() in the
newly-committed /src/sys/net/if_var.h. If you look at the
diff, you'll see that an extra int parameter has been added.
I don't think that either of these are showstoppers, but item #2
is rather troubling to those people who use VMWare heavily--especially
when they're beset by those lost souls who push Linux all the
I have not yet filed a PR for the VMWare problem. I thought I
might try to cook up a patch first, if I can find some time.
Which version of VMWare?
I CVSup'ed RELENG_4 and the ports last night (and rebuilt and installed world
and kernels) and I can confirm that I -CAN- build VMWare. The port was updated
to vmware2-22.214.171.1241 from vmware2-126.96.36.1990 and I don't have any troubles
building the KLDs.