Question (fwd)

Michael Sierchio kudzu at
Wed Apr 8 20:59:06 UTC 2020

On Wed, Apr 8, 2020 at 12:06 PM Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:

> 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! :-)
Forgive my ignorance, but the last time I seriously looked at Linux
compatibility, it was strictly 32-bit.  Has that changed?


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