HOWTO use VMware to set up virtual networks

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HOWTO use VMware to set up virtual networks (Windows)

1. Join Apple Developer Connection (for free internet user);

   a.  Go to
   b.  Select Join ADC Online Membership
   c.  Log in with Apple ID
   d.  Fill out Become an ADC Member form
   e.  Tell them what kind of code you develop
   f.  You are redirected to Developer Connection | Member Site

2. Download XCode for your OS (3.0 for Leopard at writing) Disk Image;

   a.  From Developer Connection | Member Site select Downloads, get
       directed to What¹s New
   b.  Select Developer Tools from Downloads list
   c.  Scroll down to XCode releases and select a Disk Image
   d.  Be prepared for over 1GB download ~1/2 hour on 6mbps cable

3. Install the Xcode Tools

   a.  Double-clock on XcodeTools.mpkg
   b.  Perform Standard Install
   c.  Open a terminal
   d.  Type gcc and see something like
       Bash 3.2$ gcc
       i686-apple-darwin9-gcc-4.0.1: no input files

4. Install Mercurial

   a.  Go to
   b.  Select the Binary Package option
   c.  Select Mac OS X
   d.  Select Mercurial 1.0 for OS X 10.5 (if appropriate)
   e.  Double-click  on package and follow instructions.
   f.  Execute command
       which hg
       in terminal or xterm
   g.  If no hg listed, you may have to add /usr/local/bin to your
       path, e.g. export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/bin

5. Clone ns-3-dev

   a.  mkdir repos;cd !$
   b.  hg clone

6. Build ns-3-dev

   a.  cd ns-3-dev
   b.  ./waf configure ­d debug
   c.  ./waf

7. Run Unit Tests

   a. ./waf check

8. Run Regression Tests

   a. ./waf --regression