Question (fwd)

Polytropon freebsd at
Wed Apr 8 19:06:21 UTC 2020

On Wed, 8 Apr 2020 18:47:16 +0000 (UTC), Viktor Madarasz wrote:
> FreeBSD still has the linux compatibility layer? i had the impression it 
> was phased out at some point or not really spoken about for some time?

Yes, the Linux ABI is still present in the kernel. With pkg,
you can install the compatibility tools; it uses CentOS 7 to
populate the /compat/linux subtree, and there are several
Linux applications in the ports tree that run fine on FreeBSD.
I have even tried this for games - it works! :-)

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