How to properly mount your home folder in VMWare Fusion for doing development work

Mark Talluto mark at canelasoftware.com
Fri Apr 13 12:32:26 EDT 2018


> On Apr 13, 2018, at 9:20 AM, Trevor DeVore via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> I’m posting this in case it helps anyone else facing a similar issue.
> 
> Yesterday I finally contact VMWare support about an issue I’ve been having
> for quite a while now. During development I work on Mac and perform sanity
> checks on Windows running in VMWare Fusion. When I find an issue on Windows
> I prefer to quickly make a change in my dev tools and Mac and then relaunch
> on Windows. Sometimes, however, the files I modified would appear as
> corrupted and wouldn’t open in Windows until I restarted the VM.
> 
> The solution is to mount your Mac as a network drive rather than using the
> Shared Folders feature in VMWare Fusion. Full details can be found here:
> 
> http://www.bluemangolearning.com/livecode/2018/04/vmware-fusion-mounting-a-network-drive-for-reliable-cross-platform-development-with-livecode/ <http://www.bluemangolearning.com/livecode/2018/04/vmware-fusion-mounting-a-network-drive-for-reliable-cross-platform-development-with-livecode/>
Did they say untying about fixing the shared folders feature? Or is this intended behavior? This used to work years ago.


Best regards,

Mark Talluto
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