64 bit linux binary support

Alejandro Imass aimass at yabarana.com
Thu Jan 14 00:48:48 UTC 2016

On Wed, Jan 13, 2016 at 10:56 AM, William A. Mahaffey III
<wam at hiwaay.net> wrote:
> The FreeBSD wiki reports that there is no support for running 64-bit linux
> binaries under FreeBSD. The file utility does recognize the binary format,
> including listing a runtime loader to use when running them:


> Furthermore, the docker wiki page refers to newly available (as of last
> summer) 64-bit linux support. How is progress for supporting execution of
> 64-bit linux binaries proceeding ? TIA & have a good one.

Why not use Linux in the first place? Docker is very similar to jails
so why not take advantage of native FreeBSD Jails?

It just seems like a big overhead and complication instead of using
Linux directly if you really want 64 bit Docker environment.

Alejandro Imass

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