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Date:      Tue, 31 Dec 2002 10:55:06 +0100
From:      Miguel Mendez <flynn@energyhq.homeip.net>
To:        Kris Kennaway <kris@obsecurity.org>
Cc:        tdv94ped@cs.umu.se, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: SunOS & SPARC
Message-ID:  <20021231105506.4453f61b.flynn@energyhq.homeip.net>
In-Reply-To: <20021230181834.F29273@citusc.usc.edu>
References:  <Pine.GSO.4.44.0212301239120.15975-100000@kvist.cs.umu.se> <20021230124715.28dee227.flynn@energyhq.homeip.net> <20021230181834.F29273@citusc.usc.edu>

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On Mon, 30 Dec 2002 18:18:34 -0800
Kris Kennaway <kris@obsecurity.org> wrote:

Hi,

> Actually they should run fine as long as you "roll your own" emulation
> environment by copying the necessary libraries and any other needed
> files from your sun box into the compat directory.  The SVR4 kernel
> binary compatibility layer is not maintained though, so your results
> may vary.

Hmmm, Kris, he was talking about running SPARC binaries on i386 :) But
maybe it would be possible to run Solaris/sparc binaries on the sparc64
port of FreeBSD. I'm not really aware of how mature that port is, tho
I've heard it's making great progress.

Cheers,
-- 
        Miguel Mendez - flynn@energyhq.homeip.net
        GPG Public Key :: http://energyhq.homeip.net/files/pubkey.txt
        EnergyHQ :: http://www.energyhq.tk
        Of course it runs NetBSD!

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