[Grml] Installing Vmware v71 under grml

T o n g mlist4suntong at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 4 05:44:15 CEST 2010

On Mon, 04 Oct 2010 03:25:29 +0000, T o n g wrote:

> I don't know what vmware is trying to do. Seems that it successfully
> open the version.h file, them moved on probing the directories. This is
> where I lost. What the code is trying to do?

Ok, found a log at /tmp/vmware-root/setup-26614.log

Oct 03 23:03:25.056: app-140116279654144| Log for VMware Workstation 
pid=26614 version=7.1.2 build=build-301548 option=Release
Oct 03 23:03:25.056: app-140116279654144| The process is 64-bit.
Oct 03 23:03:25.056: app-140116279654144| Host codepage=UTF-8 
Oct 03 23:03:25.056: app-140116279654144| modconf query interface 
Oct 03 23:03:25.060: app-140116279654144| modconf library initialized
Oct 03 23:03:25.110: app-140116279654144| Trying to find a suitable PBM 
set for kernel 2.6.35-grml64.
Oct 03 23:03:25.123: app-140116279654144| Your GCC version: 4.4
Oct 03 23:03:25.137: app-140116279654144| Your GCC version: 4.4

Apparently the code was trying to "find a suitable PBM set"
What is that? 

libnetpbm10-dev - Graphics conversion tools development libraries and 
header files
libnetpbm10 - Graphics conversion tools shared libraries
libnetpbm9-dev - Development libraries and header files (v9)
libnetpbm9 - Shared libraries for netpbm (v9)
netpbm - Graphics conversion tools between image formats


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