Gentoo VMware Project
The Gentoo VMware project ("vmware") is the official Gentoo project for the
maintenance and development of VMware and VMware-related products in the Gentoo
package repository. It is also responsible for creating and maintaining
relations with VMware, Inc.
The goals of the Gentoo VMware project are to coordinate the development of
VMware-related ebuilds in the portage tree, and to establish good relations with
All developers can be reached by e-mail using email@example.com.
We are currently looking for users interested in helping the project with
the following jobs:
Team Member/Team Lead
- Job description
A team member or the team lead is needed to package up the closed-source
vmware packages (currently workstation, player and server) for installation
on a Gentoo system. The greatest part of this task is ensuring that the
appropriate kernel modules compile with the latest kernel whilst still maintaining
backwards compatibility with previous kernels.
Enthusiasm for challenging positions, knowledge of kernel modules and ability
to work with and around closed-source software. Experience with ebuilds and eclasses
is vital. Also, the current installer requires a good working knowledge of python
and standard unix tools (patch, etc). The legacy installer requires a good working
knowledge of perl.
project maintains the following herds:
||Handles all issues with VMware and VMware-related ebuilds in Gentoo