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 From:  Ugo Bellavance <ugob at camo dash route dot com>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: If you use linux before.... why m0n0 now?
 Date:  Sun, 30 Oct 2005 13:40:10 -0500
Bryan K. Brayton wrote:
>> The only thing that saddens me a touch is the requirement for some
> kind
>> of BSD setup to develop for it. I run a couple of Linux servers here
> and
>> have no real desire to switch to BSD and learn all about it etc, so I
>> can't really contribute code :( I'd love to have a poke about with
>> m0n0's innards but, at present, it's just not practical for me to do
> so.
>> Cheers,
>> Chris Taylor
> You know, VMware just released the VMware Player Beta for free (as in
> beer).  The player lets anyone use a preconfigured VMware or even MS
> Virtual PC virtual machine and it runs on Windows or Linux.
> The player will not let you create your own VM; however, maybe Manuel or
> one of the other contributors has a full copy of VMware or Virtual PC
> and would be willing to set up a dev environment on a VM and make the VM
> available for download.
> This would make a nice, easy, preconfigured dev environment for anyone
> to just download and start using.  You'd still have to learn a bit of
> BSD (which in my opinion was much easier than picking up linux), but
> hey, software can't do everything for us...yet!
> Just a thought.
> -Bryan

I do have a licence at work.  Maybe I could help?


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