DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2006-11
Re: running freebsd-6 programs?
Yury Tarasievich wrote:
> No response, at all? Is this endeavour completely nonsensical then,
> or what? :)
FreeBSD and DragonFly BSD have diverged quite a lot.
To run freeBSD-6 binaries on DF you would need some
kind of ABI layer, similar to the linux ABI. It is
definitely non-trivial, because there are some major
If you need to run a closed-source software that is
available for FreeBSD 6 and Linux, it's probably much
easier to try to get the Linux binary running.
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