From: Eddie Benson <>
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2002 20:08:43 -0600 (CST)
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On 23 Nov 2002, Ron Johnson wrote:

> Remember, in 1995, *BSD was ~17 years old, whereas Linux was 4.
> Is there a Linux-compatibility layer in FreeBSD? I though I'd
> heard of such.

As a matter of fact I remember reading a benchmark test running Linux Apps
under Linux Emulation on FreeBSD and the apps performed better on the
FreeBSD box....

> And, unless there is that *exact* compatibility layer, you can't
> run apps like Oracle[89], DB2, etc. Lastly, what kind of Java is
> there for *BSD, and does Wine (and it's derivatives) run?

Just remember this, whatever you can do on Linux, you can do on just may be a tad harder.....

> All those strident, left-of-Abby Hoffman Womens Studies "women"?
> There's enough good looking women down here.

>From my last few months, there's more than enough...<GRIN>
Eddie Benson

assumptions are narcotic!

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