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Pettenò: Debunking x32 myths
Posted Jun 26, 2012 19:20 UTC (Tue) by butlerm (subscriber, #13312)
Posted Jun 26, 2012 21:00 UTC (Tue) by Flameeyes (subscriber, #51238)
So the (IMHO little) benefit on the data cache utilisation is made useless by the huge effort and compatibility issues brought in by having a full new ABI. Which is probably why the original presentation "sold" x32 as a closed-system ABI, not a generic one, like it seems people expect it to be right now.
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