Technological advantages over Linux

Christos Chatzaras chris at
Mon Mar 16 11:42:38 UTC 2020

> 1. On Debian, you can run several instances of php-fpm with different
> PHP versions in them.
> 2. On Debian, you can install and run several versions of PostgreSQL
> simultaneously thanks to the pg_createcluster/pg_lsclusters/...
> infrastructure.
> All that from standard packages, without manual compiling and tweaking,
> jails etc, with minimal effort.
> Not that FreeBSD could not do that, it just does not do that. Especially
> PHP verions are a great PITA.

It's not much effort to use jails for these cases. I prefer it this way.

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