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The hazards of 32/64-bit compatibility

The hazards of 32/64-bit compatibility

Posted Sep 24, 2010 14:45 UTC (Fri) by price (guest, #59790)
In reply to: The hazards of 32/64-bit compatibility by nix
Parent article: The hazards of 32/64-bit compatibility

The expression "N bits of address space" is used in the kernel tree itself in places like Documentation/x86/x86_64/mm.txt. It's well understood to mean "a region of address space 2^N bytes wide", but is more concise.


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