[Vm-dev] Best and latest VMs for Open Cobalt release?

ed.boyce at duke.edu ed.boyce at duke.edu
Sun Feb 15 18:28:42 UTC 2009

Quoting Ian Piumarta <piumarta at speakeasy.net>:

> The latest SVN should be good, except that it is still missing some  
> Solaris patches that I have in my pending commit queue.  AFAIK it  
> compiles out of the box on FreeBSD.

   Thanks Ian.

    Some of our Linux users (with the custon 3.8.x VM we've been using) have
experienced problems with the OpenAL and UUID plugins finding their respective
.so libraries, particularly on 64 bit systems that have /lib32 and /lib64
folders in addition to /lib.  Do you know of this issue and if it's been
solved/improved in the past year+?

   Also, do you know if the Solaris and FreeBSD VMs have functioning OpenGL,
OpenAL and UUID plugins?

> Just curious: why did you name it 'cobalt'?
  It started out as a codename for the project, which was inspired by the blue
color in Duke University's logo. The moniker simply has stuck for the past
number of months, and may well become all or part of the permanent name of the

  Thank you very much for your insights and guidance.

      Best Regards,

        Ed Boyce

> Cheers,
> Ian

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