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vmware-tools5 5.5.5.56455_3 emulators Deleted on this many watch lists=5 search for ports that depend on this port
Deprecated DEPRECATED: No more supported upstream
Expired This port expired on: 2013-03-14
Restricted RESTRICTED: "Not sure if we can redistribute this."
Is Interactive IS INTERACTIVE: yes
VMware Tools for guest OS (VMware Workstation 5.x, FreeBSD version)

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: 18 May 2005 23:08:34
Also Listed In: kld
License: not specified in port


VMware tools support FreeBSD _guest_ OS running on VMware Workstation.
Beware, this port is _not_ for FreeBSD _host_ OS.

VMware tools for FreeBSD consist of vmware-toolbox which supports
seamless operation between the Host and the Guest OS and dual-boot
configulation files.  However, we cannot install dual-boot configuration
since it requires to modify /etc files.

This ports will install vmware-toolbox to your computer.  You may use 'vmware'
driver for X server.  Vmware-guestd is installed as a separate port,
ports/emulators/vmware-guestd4, but this port install guestd automatically.

This port assumes that a) users want only "must-have" binaries and
b) guest OS runs on a certain architecture and never be changed.  For
those want full-feature of VMware Tools, use the installer bundled with
VMware Tools instead.

WWW:	http://www.vmware.com/products/ws/
SVNWeb : Main Web Site : Distfiles Availability : PortsMon
Master port: emulators/vmware-guestd5

NOTE: FreshPorts displays only required dependencies information. Optional dependencies are not covered.

Required To Build:
  1. x11/libX11
Required To Run:
  1. emulators/vmware-guestd5
  2. x11/libX11
There are no ports dependent upon this port

No installation instructions: this port has been deleted.

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


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: 10

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  5.5.5.56455_3
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  5.5.5.56455_3
Revision:312208
bapt search for other commits by this committer
Deprecate ports related to no more support vmware versions
19 May 2007 20:32:57
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.5.1.19175_3
flz search for other commits by this committer
- Welcome X.org 7.2 \o/.
- Set X11BASE to ${LOCALBASE} for recent ${OSVERSION}.
- Bump PORTREVISION for ports intalling files in ${X11BASE}.
17 Feb 2007 12:36:43
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.5.1.19175_2
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Packaging bugfix: we don't need ${X11BASE}/etc/rc.d/vmware-guestd{,.sh}

vmware-guestd{,.sh} script is just for vmware-guestd5 port, not vmware-tools5.
However, USE_RC_SUBR variable is defined for vmware-tools5, the script
is installed even if it is not needed.

Bump PORTREVISION to note this change.
11 Feb 2006 17:23:19
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.5.1.19175_1
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Fix some errors, including:

- Build fix when WITH_VMWARE_GTK is set.
- Reorder pkg-plist so that @unexec vmware-guestd.sh successfully done.
- Create directories for server modules, since xserver may not be installed.

Even though this makes no "installed" content change, but bump
PORTREVISION since pkg-plist/pkg-plist.tools are changed.

PR:             93100
Submitted by:   Scot Hetzel, swhetzel at gmail dotcom
23 Dec 2005 01:43:39
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.5.1.19175
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Update to 5.5.1 build 19175.
20 Dec 2005 01:19:05
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.5.0.18463_1
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Move /etc/vmware-tools/* files to vmware-tools5, since VMware Player
that is bundled with VMware Workstation 5.5 fails to suspend, warns
on poweron/resume.

Bump PORTREVISION for both vmware-tools5 and vmware-guestd5.

PR:             90488
Submitted by:   NIIMI Satoshi
26 Nov 2005 13:29:00
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.5.0.18463
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Add PORTREVISION line to vmware-tools5, so this port may have its own
revision number.  It may help to avoid unwanted version bump to
vmware-tools5 if vmware-guestd5 specific changes are happen to
vmware-guestd5/Makefile.

Since no content changes at this time, no bump.
26 Nov 2005 09:19:58
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.5.0.18463
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Dear VMware Workstation users around the world, here is an upgrade of
VMware Workstation FreeBSD-guest related ports for VMware Workstation
5.5.0 build 18463.

New features are:

- Spell "VMware Workstation" appropriately.
        There are much VMware products, it would be the time that I have
        to spell VMware Workstation as VMware Workstation.
- Support FreeBSD/amd64 since 64-bit binaries are provided from VMware.
        I don't test any of 64-bit related portion, since I have no
        FreeBSD/amd64 machine.  If something trouble please email me.
- New variable "WITH_VMWARE_GTK" (emulators/vmware-tools5)
        Install gtk version of VMware Tools if defined
        (add more dependencies on other gtk-related ports)
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18 May 2005 23:07:57
Original commit files touched by this commit  5.0.0.13124
matusita search for other commits by this committer
Update for VMware Workstation 5 after repocopy.

PR:             80436
Submitted by:   Scot W. Hetzel

Number of commits found: 10

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