rr with virtualbox (or, rr on a Windows host)
robert at ocallahan.org
Tue Feb 16 18:41:30 UTC 2016
On Wed, Feb 17, 2016 at 4:54 AM, Nathan Froyd <nfroyd at mozilla.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 16, 2016 at 10:52 AM, Benjamin Smedberg <benjamin at smedbergs.us
> > wrote:
>> Does rr work with virtualbox? I read through
>> https://github.com/mozilla/rr/wiki/Building-And-Installing and didn't
>> see any explicit mention of virtualbox.
> It does not. Enough people have asked that we should probably explicitly
> mention the non-workingness.
I've updated the wiki. Being open-source, in theory someone could
contribute PMU virtualization to VirtualBox to make it work.
>> If not, are there suggested solutions for using rr from a Windows host
>> OS? I'm willing to pay for a VMWare license if necessary, but I was hoping
>> to use a free solution if there is one available.
> I'm not aware of a free solution here. =/
VMWare is effectively free with VMWare Player. Despite the name, you can
create VMs as well as run them: "VMware Workstation Player provides a
streamlined user interface for creating, running and evaluating operating
systems and applications in a virtual machine on Windows or Linux PCs." In
theory it's a 30-day trial but I guess you can just reinstall it.
lbir ye,ea yer.tnietoehr rdn rdsme,anea lurpr edna e hnysnenh hhe uresyf
selthor stor edna siewaoeodm or v sstvr esBa kbvted,t
o l euetiuruewFa kbn e hnystoivateweh uresyf tulsa rehr rdm or rnea
.a war hsrer holsa rodvted,t nenh hneireseoouot.tniesiewaoeivatewt sstvr
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the rr-dev