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vmware-guestd4 4.5.2.8848_4 emulators Deleted on this many watch lists=6 search for ports that depend on this port
Deprecated DEPRECATED: No more supported upstream
Expired This port expired on: 2013-03-14
Ignore IGNORE: is only for i386, while you are running amd64
Restricted RESTRICTED: "Not sure if we can redistribute this."
Is Interactive IS INTERACTIVE: yes
VMware time synchronization daemon for FreeBSD guest OS (for VMware 4.x)

There is no maintainer for this port.
Any concerns regarding this port should be directed to the FreeBSD Ports mailing list via ports@FreeBSD.org search for ports maintained by this maintainer
Port Added: 19 Apr 2003 07:10:08
Also Listed In: kld
License: not specified in port


vmware-guestd daemon is for time synchronization with host OS and others.
Beware, this port is for FreeBSD _guest_ OS.  You don't need to install
this ports to FreeBSD _host_ OS.  This ports also installs a kernel modules
for FreeBSD guest.

If you want to run FreeBSD as a VMware guest OS, install this port
would help you.  If you want to run X, install vmware-tools too.

WWW:	http://www.vmware.com/products/desktop/ws_features.html
SVNWeb : Main Web Site : Distfiles Availability : PortsMonNOTE: dependencies for deleted ports are notoriously suspect

This port is required by:

for Run * - deleted ports are only shown under the This port is required by section. It was harder to do for the Required section. Perhaps later...

No installation instructions: this port has been deleted.

The package name of this deleted port was: vmware-guestd


Configuration Options
     No options to configure

Master Sites:
  1. ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/distfiles/
Port Moves
  • port deleted on 2013-03-14
    REASON: Has expired: No more supported upstream

Number of commits found: 35

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
DateByDescription
14 Mar 2013 15:09:40
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_4
Revision:314166
rene search for other commits by this committer
Remove expired, unmaintained ports:
2013-03-14 emulators/vmware-tools5: No more supported upstream
2013-03-14 emulators/vmware-tools6: No more supported upstream
2013-03-14 emulators/vmware-tools4: No more supported upstream
2013-03-14 emulators/vmware-guestd4: No more supported upstream
2013-03-14 emulators/linux-vmware-toolbox6: No more supported upstream
2013-03-14 emulators/vmware-guestd6: No more supported upstream
2013-03-14 emulators/linux-vmware-toolbox4: No more supported upstream
2013-03-14 emulators/linux-vmware-toolbox5: No more supported upstream
2013-03-14 emulators/vmware-guestd5: No more supported upstream
14 Feb 2013 09:33:48
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_4
Revision:312208
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Deprecate ports related to no more support vmware versions
05 Aug 2012 23:19:40
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_4
dougb search for other commits by this committer
Move the rc.d scripts of the form *.sh.in to *.in

Where necessary add $FreeBSD$ to the file

No PORTREVISION bump necessary because this is a no-op
03 Apr 2012 00:11:56
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_4
tabthorpe search for other commits by this committer
- Reassign to the heap

Approved by:    portmgr (tabthorpe)
Feature safe:   yes
14 Jan 2012 08:57:23
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_4
dougb search for other commits by this committer
In the rc.d scripts, change assignments to rcvar to use the
literal name_enable wherever possible, and ${name}_enable
when it's not, to prepare for the demise of set_rcvar().

In cases where I had to hand-edit unusual instances also
modify formatting slightly to be more uniform (and in
some cases, correct). This includes adding some $FreeBSD$
tags, and most importantly moving rcvar= to right after
name= so it's clear that one is derived from the other.
02 Jul 2011 17:14:20
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_4
miwi search for other commits by this committer
= Drop MD5 support
27 Mar 2010 00:15:24
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_4
dougb search for other commits by this committer
Begin the process of deprecating sysutils/rc_subr by
s#. %%RC_SUBR%%#. /etc/rc.subr#
19 Apr 2008 17:56:05
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_4
  Sanity Test Failure
miwi search for other commits by this committer
- Remove unneeded dependency from gtk12/gtk20 [1]
- Remove USE_XLIB/USE_X_PREFIX/USE_XPM in favor of USE_XORG
- Remove X11BASE support in favor of LOCALBASE or PREFIX
- Use USE_LDCONFIG instead of INSTALLS_SHLIB
- Remove unneeded USE_GCC 3.4+

Thanks to all Helpers:
        Dmitry Marakasov, Chess Griffin, beech@, dinoex, rafan, gahr,
        ehaupt, nox, itetcu, flz, pav

PR:             116263
Tested on:      pointyhat
Approved by:    portmgr (pav)
07 Oct 2007 02:56:19
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_3
edwin search for other commits by this committer
Replace all INSTALL_DATA/INSTALL_SCRIPT and INSTALL_PROGRAM/STRIP=
hacks to install kernel loadable modules correctly on amd64 platforms
with the new INSTALL_KLD command.

All PORTREVISIONS have been bumped to show when the new version of
installing became available.
04 Oct 2007 23:08:40
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_2
edwin search for other commits by this committer
Remove always true/always false OSVERSION conditions.
29 Jun 2007 09:16:42
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_2
linimon search for other commits by this committer
Populate the 'kld' virtual category, for ports that install Kernel Loadable
modules.

Hat:            portmgr
17 Feb 2007 09:49:53
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_2
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Use '@stopdaemon' command recently introduced.

Actually, vmware-guestd4 package content is changed but I don't want to
bump the version -- it is used only in uninstallation phase (and VMware
Workstation 4.x is no longer updated so no uninstallation will be needed.)
15 Feb 2007 10:49:20
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_2
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Set LC_CTYPE to 'C' for ${REINPLACE_CMD}, since if LC_CTYPE is set to
others (such as ja_JP.eucJP), replacing string may fail.

No bumps, since nothing changed if REINPLACE_CMD works as expected.

Requested by:   kuriyama
02 Feb 2007 17:06:25
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_2
pav search for other commits by this committer
- Remove support for xfree86-3

PR:             ports/106666
Submitted by:   vd
With hat:       portmgr
31 May 2006 06:28:01
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_2
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Follow the new world order: use 'USE_RC_ORDER=file.sh' feature.
        - repocopy vmware-guestd.sh to vmware-guestd.sh.in (by portmgr)
        - remove vmware-guestd.sh
        - remove vmware-guestd.sh entry from pkg-plist
        - update Makefile

It is intensional that I do NOT bump PORTREVISION by this commit, since
any executable is not changed, and startup script itself is also NOT
changed, only the filename is changed.  I do not want to bother users
to update their port by this non-functional change.

If you have any reasonable reason to bump PORTREVISION, let me know, and
I'll update the version asap.
07 May 2006 10:55:47
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_2
edwin search for other commits by this committer
Remove USE_REINPLACE from all categories starting with E
20 Feb 2006 20:47:50
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dougb search for other commits by this committer
Remove the FreeBSD KEYWORD from all rc.d scripts where it appears.
We have not checked for this KEYWORD for a long time now, so this
is a complete noop, and thus no PORTREVISION bump. Removing it at
this point is mostly for pedantic reasons, and partly to avoid
perpetuating this anachronism by copy and paste to future scripts.
22 Jan 2006 05:52:28
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_2
edwin search for other commits by this committer
eplace ugly "@unexec rmdir %D... 2>/dev/null || true" with @dirrmtry

Approved by:    krion@
PR:             ports/88711 (related)
10 Nov 2005 08:19:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_2
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Put SHA256 checksums.

Fix long-standing typo in linux-vmware-toolbox5/distinfo (pass me
a pointyhat to me...)
29 May 2005 03:56:30
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_2
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Forget to set NO_LATEST_LINKS.

Submitted by:   kris
08 Mar 2005 02:01:47
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_2
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Check OSVERSION to set appropriate default CD-ROM device name.

PR:             ports/78539
Submitted by:   Scot Hetzel <swhetzel at gmail dotcom> (mostly)
06 Feb 2005 14:04:38
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_2
sobomax search for other commits by this committer
o Make sure that /etc/vmware-tools is created as symlink pointing out to
  ${PREFIX}/share/vmware-tools. And create three symlinks to true(1) there
  (poweroff-vm-default, poweron-vm-default, suspend-vm-default), which makes
  it possible to shutdown or reboot guest FreeBSD system cleanly at the request
  of the host. vmware-guestd expects those binaries/scripts to be present.

o Use `shutdown -p now' instead of `shutdown -h now', which in the case of
  vmware allows to avoid spinning host CPU after shutdown.

o Patch vmware-checkvm, so that it traps proper signal (SIGBUS not SIGSEGV).
  Apparently checkvm utility have not been tested on FreeBSD (apart from the
  fact that it compiles).

Bump PORTREVISION.
23 Jul 2004 19:10:32
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_1
anholt search for other commits by this committer
- Add the X_WINDOW_SYSTEM={xorg,xfree86-4,xfree86-3} variable to bsd.port.mk,
  and make XFREE86_VERSION map to it.  XFREE86_VERSION is now deprecated.
- Make xorg the default X_WINDOW_SYSTEM on -current.
- Add several new X_*_PORT variables which point to various pieces of X11 based
  on the setting of X_WINDOW_SYSTEM, and make ports use them.
- Add information to CHANGES about how to handle the transition.

PR:             ports/68763
Approved by:    portmgr (marcus)
Approved by:    re (scottl)
25 Jun 2004 13:04:03
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848_1
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Fix kernel module build.

Since 'OBJS=' line is inserted _after_ bsd.kmod.mk, OBJS value is
overridden by the line (ahh...)  Hopefully, 'OBJS=' line is inserted
after 'SRCS=' line, but there's no handy way I suppose (sed's command
'i' requires to follow a newline, but how can I put a newline within
a one line?)

Since the contents (actually, kernel module) are changed,
bump PORTREVISION.

Submitted by: sobomax
23 Jun 2004 19:01:58
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.2.8848
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Update to 4.5.2 build-8848.
21 Mar 2004 03:12:42
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.1.7568_1
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Kill Linux-guest specific bogus messages by vmware-guestd.

In fact, the message was killed in old startup script.  While converting
to the script for RCng era, I just forget to do that.  I don't know that
"command_args" variable is ok in this case , but /etc/rc.d/ipxrouted
and /etc/rc.d/ntpdate already did it so it seems there's no problem.

Since the script is changed, bump PORTREVISION.

Noticed by: Alan Barber <abarber _at_ alanbarber.org>
Pointy hat to: matusita
16 Mar 2004 15:37:28
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.5.1.7568
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Update to 4.5.1 build 7568, with lots of cleanup.

- USE_RC_SUBR.  Inspired by ports/net/dtcpclient (thanks ume-san).
        Since now, loading kernel modules and/or start vmware-guestd can
        be tweaked via following rc.conf variables:
                * vmware_guestd_enable (default to YES)
                * vmware_guest_kmod_enable (default to NO)
        vmware-guest_kmod.sh is removed; both are handled by a single
        shell script, vmware-guestd.sh.
- Bulid kernel module iff kernel source files are available.
        This check is just a static checking of /usr/src/sys/Makefile.
        It would be even better that '/usr/src' can be changed to other
        place, but I believe that most user puts a source code under /usr/src,
        or other places and set a symlink to there.  If it hits you badly,
        I'm willing to apply your patch to fix(?) it.
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11 Oct 2003 11:54:34
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.0.5.6030
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Update for VMware Workstation 4.0.5 build-6030.
06 Sep 2003 10:41:39
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.0.2.5592
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Update to 4.0.2.
02 Aug 2003 10:33:21
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.0.1.5289
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Fix module pathname.

Found by: SHIOZAKI Takehiko <st@be.to>
24 Jul 2003 15:34:44
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.0.1.5289
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Update VMware Tools for 4.0.1 build-5289, the latest version of VMware
Workstation.

This commit makes vmware-tools4 a slave port of vmware-guestd4, since
both are made from the same tarball, and it would be easy to maintain.
Vmware-guestd4 also installs a kernel module named vmmemctl; you may
want to kldload(8) it with a shell script under rc.d/ directory.

VMware Workstation 4.0.1 does fix "jumping the pointer" bug (yeah, thanks
VMware developer team).  This means that you do not have to install
linux-vmware-toolbox4.  However, it can be used as it should be, I
do not disable and/or remove this port.
07 Jul 2003 15:44:38
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.0.0.4460
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Fix installation messages to users.  No content changes, no bump.

Submitted by:   SHIOZAKI Takehiko <st@be.to> (mostly)
04 May 2003 14:39:22
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.0.0.4460
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Fixup for package cluster building.

- Mark NO_PACKAGE since these ports require VMware itself.
  (and avoid using .ifdef(PACKAGE_BUILDING) also)
- Forget to mark IS_INTERACTIVE if !BATCH (vmware-guest4).
21 Apr 2003 16:19:57
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.0.0.4460
matusita search for other commits by this committer
I've too much asked that where to get files for install.  Apparantly,
the word 'none' is an obscure comment.

No content change, no procedure change, so no bump.
19 Apr 2003 07:09:04
Original commit files touched by this commit  4.0.0.4460
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Update VMware-related tools to the of VMware Workstation 4.0.0 build-4460
(after repocopying old ones, thank you joe).

It seems that VMware does not provide a new version of guest tools
for VMware 4.x to FreeBSD guest, but it would be better to add these
ports, since users will know FreeBSD runs on VMware 4.x.

I've also add vmware-toolbox port for VMware 4.x, which is for Linux
guest.  In VMware 3.x, we FreeBSD guest user are happy to use FreeBSD
version of vmware-toolbox so we don't need the Linux version.  However,
at least my VMs, FreeBSD version's vmware-toolbox causes X pointer a
bumpy one (pointer moves every seconds); it is unusable.  Linux version
seems OK for me, so if you have seen such behavior, please try
linux-vmware-toolbox4 instead.

Old ports cleanup will come later.

Reviewed by: kuriyama (mentor)

Number of commits found: 35

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