On Tue, Oct 14, 2003 at 08:04:24PM -0400, C. Ulrich wrote:
> Hi,
> I was wondering if there is any way (preferably an easy way) to build
> Linux applications from source on FreeBSD with the intention of running
> them in FreeBSD.

It's not completely straightforward, but you can install the
linux_devtools port, then chroot to /compat/linux and run /bin/bash,
then compile things from there as normal.  You'll have to install
whatever other packages are needed to compile your software.

> My conundrum is this: I want to be able to use a Java (and perhaps
> Flash) plugin with Firebird on my FreeBSD workstation. From what I
> understand, a native FreeBSD Java web browser plugin doesn't quite exist
> and isn't likely to in the near future.

That's incorrect..there are several.


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