FreeBSD and Docker

William A. Mahaffey III wam at
Thu Jun 11 13:14:17 UTC 2015

On 06/11/15 06:00, Polytropon wrote:
> Well, I wouldn't say it's entirely impossible to get a Docker
> implementation running on FreeBSD, but probably it won't work
> 1:1 with all imaginable software - I conclude this from the
> concept of being able to run Linux applications on FreeBSD
> using our Linux ABI, which works for_many_  applications, but
> not for_all_  of them, especially not for those relying on
> Linux kernel mechanisms that the ABI doesn't provide a proper
> "translation" for. In those cases it's probably easier to use
> native FreeBSD solutions: install the ported application into
> a Jail. Yes, I know, Docker is much more than Jail in terms
> of functionality...
> Maybe related:
> Erich Schubert:
> The sad state of sysadmin in the age of containers

Hmmmmm .... interesting read. One of the reasons I am migrating to *BSD 
is the presumed absence of malevolent gov't involvement (*cough* SELinux 
*cough*), I thought the BSD's were mostly/entirely free from such, no ?


	William A. Mahaffey III


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