Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 11:15:21 +0400 From: gremlin@...mlin.ru To: owl-users@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Owl 3.0 and Virtual Machine Setup? On 19-Sep-2013 01:59:47 -0400, Jeffrey Walton wrote: > I'm interested in setting up a virtual machine for testing Owl > 3.0 from a development perspective. The development tasks include > updating built-in components, editing source files, compiling, > linking, punching holes in the firewall, and setting up jobs to > launch at system startup. I'd recommend using OpenVZ containers (VPSes) for these rebuilds. Setting up a build environment is as simple as build@...64:~ > lftp -e 'open ftp.ru.openwall.com; cd /pub/Owl/current; mirror -Lev sources; get native.tar.gz; exit' && tar -xzf native.tar.gz > I'm trying to determine the base OS to use in setting up a > virtual machine. One of the few relevant search engine hits was > http://openwall.info/wiki/Owl/packages. > So I'm clear: for Openwall 3.0 (Owl-3_0-stable-20130408-x86_64), For development, you may like the -current version: it's quite stable (personally I use it in the production environment) and fresh. > I should chose a virtual machine based on Red Hat Enterprise 4? > VMware is offering RHEL 3, 4, 5 and 6; but RHEL 4 seems kind of > odd since its from 2005-2010 and Owl 3.0 is dated April 2013. > [...] > What base OS should I be using? Thanks in advance. RHEL 5 or RHEL 6 should be ok. Also, you can choose "other GNU/Linux system" and make all necessary changes manually. -- Alexey V. Vissarionov aka Gremlin from Kremlin <gremlin ПРИ gremlin ТЧК ru> GPG: 8832FE9FA791F7968AC96E4E909DAC45EF3B1FA8 @ hkp://keys.gnupg.net
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