docker on dragonfly

Tiran Efrat tiran.efrat at
Wed Nov 4 06:40:20 PST 2020

thanks for the replies.
Still, it's not clear to me whether there's a container solution (although
i assume you'd mention if there was.). What about VM solution?

On Wed, Nov 4, 2020 at 3:53 PM Siju George < at> wrote:

> *Docker* is developed in the Go language and utilizes *LXC*, cgroups, and
> the Linux kernel itself.
> --Siju
> On Wed, Nov 4, 2020, 6:38 PM Patrick McDonough <~patrick/dfly at>
> wrote:
>> I could be awfully wrong, so a more authoritative answer would be
>> welcome. But Docker's daemon (the service that runs containers) is to my
>> knowledge quite specific to Linux, and more recently Windows.
>> The common route to docker 'support' outside of those two platforms was
>> (is?) to run a virtualised Linux host that then ran the docker service,
>> with containers executed inside that virtual machine. This is how Docker
>> for MacOS works right now.
>> It seems like the docker-machine package will do this for you, but I
>> haven't tested it myself.
>> Perhaps more interesting than useful; there was an effort in FreeBSD to
>> provide a more native docker solution using a mix of jails, ZFS and their
>> Linux compatibility layer. But I can't say how well it worked, or if it is
>> still supported. But you may want to ask them.
>> Patrick
>> On Wed, 4 Nov 2020 13:23:19 +0200
>> Tiran Efrat <tiran.efrat at> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> > Does dragonfly support docker engine installation? I couldn't find an
>> > installer.
>> > thanks,
>> > Tiran.
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