[SDL] X-Platform game development strategies...

Manny manny at silvercrk.com
Tue Aug 14 16:31:01 PDT 2001


vmware does have a free trial.  I tried it and found it too slow.

--Manny

At 11:20 PM 8/14/2001 +0100, you wrote:
>Hi All,
>   I was wondering if other game developers can tell me if it is worth 
> installing VMWare in order to simplify x-platform game development under 
> Windows and Linux?
>
>Currently, since I use Delphi and Kylix, I develop the code on my Windows 
>partition, then I reboot to Linux and open up the project on my Windows 
>partition with Kylix and recompile it and insert the appropriate IFDEFs.
>
>This works fine, but I was wondering if others thought there is any 
>benefit in using VMWare so that one does not have to reboot?
>I have no understanding of how VMWare works, so I am assuming it is an 
>emulator and as such may not be as good ( or bad ) as the real thing.
>
>Thanks,
>
>
>Dominique
>http://www.DelphiGamer.com
>
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