[PVE-User] How is Proxmox VE developed?

Benjamin Griese der.darude at gmail.com
Fri Oct 1 12:01:12 CEST 2010


On Fri, Oct 1, 2010 at 11:37, Adrian von Bidder <avbidder at fortytwo.ch>wrote:

> Hi,
> A friend recently has pointed me to Proxmox VE as a very nice solution; I'd
> like to try it for my own server, and I'm having difficulties answering a
> few not so technical questions from FAQ/Wiki:
>  * Availability of Proxmox 2:  even if it's not even beta yet, can I get my
> hands on it?  I really don't like the idea of installing a new server on a
> lenny-based system that I'd then have to upgrade very soon.
I bet even the developers don't know when it's done, you're not the first
who's asking for that. :)

>  * Developer community:  Is there an open development community?  While
> there are source tarballs, I can't find developer mailing lists, access to
> source code repositories (git, svn, whatever) and similar resources.  From
> afar Proxmox looks like a "in theory open source, but developed like
> commercial software" project.
 Someone asked that in the forums:

>  * Official Debian packages:  I'm a Debian Developer, so of course I think
> about this when I see debian based products under a Free license...: is it
> planned to have PVE in Debian's "main" repository?  It's completely
> opensource, so this should only be the matter of uploading the Debian
> packages (perhaps after a bit more QA work.  I haven't looked at the
> packages yet, so maybe they're already ok.)

>  * Trademark issues: Related to these two:  If somebody were to upload
> Proxmox VE into Debian, would one need to de-brand it first?  Or are the
> Proxmox logo etc. freely licensed with the software?
> cheers
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