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Date:      Wed, 10 Jun 2015 22:38:33 +0300
From:      Maxim V Filimonov <che@bein.link>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        Jason Cox <cscoman@gmail.com>, opendaddy@hushmail.com
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD and Docker
Message-ID:  <1507965.zgzlHR604A@thinkpad>
In-Reply-To: <20150610165244.0c6f2ed7.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <20150610111135.C81EE2319B@smtp.hushmail.com> <CAC4WUHrcH6FAUBoTnQWcfy+j=HAGDBvzq8U+88maUAmB0kuOkg@mail.gmail.com> <20150610165244.0c6f2ed7.freebsd@edvax.de>

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On Wednesday 10 June 2015 16:52:44 Polytropon wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Jun 2015 07:29:09 -0700, Jason Cox wrote:
> > What are you doing wrong? You are trying to run docker on FreeBSD. Docker
> > is a containerization technology built for Linux. It uses LXC (which is
> > Linux Containers) for older Kernels or docker specific bits which are now
> > part of the modern Linux kernel 3.10+.
> 
> It requires too many Linuxisms which aren't part of FreeBSD's
> Linux ABI, so expecting Docker to work on FreeBSD is somehow
> wrong.

Some guy tried to port Docker on FreeBSD, and even got it working IIRC.

> 
> Oh, and doing things like
> 
> 	# wget http://getsomething.example.com | sudo bash
> 
> is definitely _not_ the way you want to install software on FreeBSD.
> It rather seems to be a new Linuxism that has emerged during the
> recent years. :-)

That's not a Linuxism; in fact, that's a "hipsterism". But that's another 
question.

-- 
wbr, Maxim Filimonov <che@bein.link>



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