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Date:      Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:17:03 -0453
From:      "William A. Mahaffey III" <wam@hiwaay.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD and Docker
Message-ID:  <557988D8.6020108@hiwaay.net>
In-Reply-To: <20150611125414.6ec3c597.freebsd@edvax.de>
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On 06/11/15 06:00, Polytropon wrote:
> Well, I wouldn't say it's entirely impossible to get a Docker
> implementation running on FreeBSD, but probably it won't work
> 1:1 with all imaginable software - I conclude this from the
> concept of being able to run Linux applications on FreeBSD
> using our Linux ABI, which works for_many_  applications, but
> not for_all_  of them, especially not for those relying on
> Linux kernel mechanisms that the ABI doesn't provide a proper
> "translation" for. In those cases it's probably easier to use
> native FreeBSD solutions: install the ported application into
> a Jail. Yes, I know, Docker is much more than Jail in terms
> of functionality...
>
> Maybe related:
>
> Erich Schubert:
> The sad state of sysadmin in the age of containers
>
> http://www.vitavonni.de/blog/201503/2015031201-the-sad-state-of-sysadmin-in-the-age-of-containers.html

Hmmmmm .... interesting read. One of the reasons I am migrating to *BSD 
is the presumed absence of malevolent gov't involvement (*cough* SELinux 
*cough*), I thought the BSD's were mostly/entirely free from such, no ?

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	William A. Mahaffey III

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