64-bit Linux Binary Compatibility (for Matlab)

Maxim Khitrov mkhitrov at gmail.com
Thu Aug 7 14:56:46 UTC 2008

On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 10:37 AM, Kris Kennaway <kris at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Maxim Khitrov wrote:
>> Hello all,
>> Simple question - am I able to run 64-bit linux binaries using the ABI
>> emulation under FreeBSD 7.0 amd64? In the NOTES for amd64 kernel
>> configuration the COMPAT_LINUX option is commented out, but I don't
>> understand the explanation at the top of the section:
> Not yet, there is a summer of code project working on this but I don't think
> it is complete.  You can, of course, run 32-bit linux binaries on amd64.
> Kris

Thanks, I'll give it a try under 32-bit and see if the simple change
from Linux to FreeBSD as host OS is enough to fix the problems we were

- Max

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