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Also, i386 does have the added benefit that these tools have smaller pointers and do not take up as much memory to begin with.
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Posted Jun 15, 2012 10:29 UTC (Fri) by jengelh (subscriber, #33263)
i386 is hardly a benefit - it has much less registers and you don't have the guaranteed SSE2 availability.
The cake seems to reside near x32 [64-bit instruction set, but with ILP32] instead. (But hey, that's what people already do (mostly - save for a gcc issue) on sparc64 and ppc64 for years, have the x86 folks been sleeping?)
Posted Jun 15, 2012 23:06 UTC (Fri) by faramir (subscriber, #2327)
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