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Date:      Tue, 31 Dec 2002 10:55:06 +0100
From:      Miguel Mendez <>
To:        Kris Kennaway <>
Cc:, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: SunOS & SPARC
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On Mon, 30 Dec 2002 18:18:34 -0800
Kris Kennaway <> wrote:


> 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.

        Miguel Mendez -
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