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Re: VMware Workstation on F12B...

On Sat, 2009-10-31 at 10:53 -0400, David wrote:
> On 10/31/2009 10:06 AM, Christopher A. Williams wrote:
> > For those of you following the story, there is a thread on the VMware
> > Communities thread about VMware Workstation 7 and it's issues running on
> > Fedora 12 Beta.
> > 
> > You can find the entire sad story at:
> > 
> > http://communities.vmware.com/thread/239371?tstart=15
> > 
> > and (also referenced in the thread above)
> > 
> > http://communities.vmware.com/thread/229891?tstart=0
> > 
> > It's apparently an issue with glibc versions that is apparently at the
> > core. Hopefully we'll see this get worked out by the respective Fedora
> > and VMware teams by the time F12 releases. In the meantime, it looks
> > like we will have to wait for the zealots on both sides to stop fussing
> > and actually get to fixing the problem.
> My guess is that Fedora will not do anything since this is not their
> problem.

I would hope that they at least cooperate, even if it is technically not
their problem.

>From some inside discussions I have caught wind of, this attitude is
partially why VMware doesn't support Fedora with more than
"experimental" status, but provides full support for other competing
(Debian based) distros.

Thus my statement about stopping the fussing - on both sides - and
starting to cooperate more.

"You see things as they are and ask, 'Why?'
I dream things as they never were and ask, 'Why not?'"

-- George Bernard Shaw

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