Linux emulation ....

Ben Woods woodsb02 at
Tue Jul 28 22:59:21 UTC 2015

On Wednesday, July 29, 2015, William A. Mahaffey III <wam at> wrote:

> Something called the 'Linux compatibility layer' is mentioned in the
> FreeBSD Docker wiki page Am I too
> presumptuous interpretting that as progress towards 64-bit linux emulation
> :-) ? TIA & have a good one.

Yes, Dmitry Chagin commited a large number of changes to FreeBSD head in
June to add Linux 64bit  emulation. It is unlikely to make it into 10.2
release in time, but I heard people were trying.

Others (including Allan Jude) are now working on changes to the ports tree
to provide 64bit Linux ports.



From: Benjamin Woods
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