The x32 system call ABI
Posted Apr 15, 2012 23:05 UTC (Sun) by khim
In reply to: The x32 system call ABI
Parent article: The x32 system call ABI
One of the notable specs for the n32 ABI that don't seem to have been mentioned for x32 is to make the long datatype to be 64bits
Why would anyone want this? x32 uses ILP32 model to minimize difference between IA32 mode and x32 mode. Any other choice just looks… strange.
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