running linux programs

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Wed Nov 5 23:29:23 PST 2008

prad <prad at> writes:
> On Thu, 06 Nov 2008 09:47:21 +0300
> Boris Samorodov <bsam at> wrote:
>> emulators/linux_dist-gentoo-stage* are used for this.
> so what i should do then is install one of the 3 dist-gentoo-stages?

Chroot to linux directory and compile the needed program.

> or do these work the same way as the gentoo stages - i seem to recall i
> just did gentoo from stage 2 or 3 many years ago.
> will this give me the gentoo emerge environment?
> will this be a separate /compat/linux directory from what i got when i
> simply put on linux-opera?
> is there a wiki on linux emulation anywhere?

You'd have better chances if you ask those questions at
freebsd-emulation@ ML.

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD committer, The Power To Serve

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