Re: Actual status of Docker (ready for production?)

From: Paul Procacci <>
Date: Mon, 20 Feb 2023 16:08:25 UTC
On Mon, Feb 20, 2023 at 3:13 AM <> wrote:

> Hello!
> I'm trying to understand an actual status of Docker / podman to check if I
> can pick FreeBSD as a platform for the application servers running
> pre-packaged apps inside Docker.
> I've tried to google things, but I'm getting controversial information
> here:
> - wiki ( says things doesn't actually
> works since around 2019-2022
> - ports seems to contain Docker (
> and it seems to be regularly
> updated
> - there doesn't seem to be any discussion in this maillist lately, which
> makes me thing it's either dead or very much alive =)
> Any real-life Docker usage feedback would be much appreciated!
> I'm considering production servers, would love to make it on FreeBSD as
> opposed to Linux, but if it will be crashing / throwing errors and/or won't
> just work out of the box, like it does on (Debian/Ubuntu) Linux, I will be
> in trouble.
> Thanks in advance!
> With best regards,
> Alex Potemkin.

There's not really a controversy.  sysutils/docker is client only and works.
The docker Daemon doesn't work.



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