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 From:  "Lee Sharp" <leesharp at hal dash pc dot org>
 To:  <m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch>
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] Re: If you use linux before.... why m0n0 now? (Topic fork - Development)
 Date:  Tue, 1 Nov 2005 03:14:00 -0600
From: "Chris Buechler" <cbuechler at gmail dot com>
On 10/30/05, Chris Taylor <chris at x dash bb dot org> wrote:

>> Ugo: If you (or another of the major developers) would be willing to
>> pre-roll a "m0n0 Development Environment", I'd certainly look into using
>> it. I currently mostly use WinXP on the desktop but I have Linux
>> machines too. At present, the barrier to me (and, I suspect, quite a few
>> others) is simply that we can't roll our own images, so being able to
>> get hold of and fiddle with the source is largely useless.

> I posted this to the -dev list too, but I'll post it here as well for
> those not on that list.  Once we decide on an OS for 1.3, I'll be
> putting together a virtual machine for those interested in
> development.  VMware's free player (and a little spare RAM on your
> machine) is all that would be required, and it's available for Windows
> and Linux.

Why wait? :-)  A lot of things can still be done on the stable version 
before we have a stable beta...  And in the spirit of free software, QEMU 
http://fabrice.bellard.free.fr/qemu/ is approaching stable. :-)