64 bit linux binary support

Malcolm Matalka mmatalka at gmail.com
Thu Jan 14 06:49:09 UTC 2016

Alejandro Imass <aimass at yabarana.com> writes:

> 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.

Could you clarify your response?  Are you saying to use Linux instead of
FreeBSD to host docker images or to run a VM or something else?

> Best,
> Alejandro Imass
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