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The Grumpy Editor goes 64-bit

The Grumpy Editor goes 64-bit

Posted Apr 17, 2004 22:06 UTC (Sat) by dvdeug (subscriber, #10998)
In reply to: The Grumpy Editor goes 64-bit by evgeny
Parent article: The Grumpy Editor goes 64-bit

The AMD64 doubles the number of general purpose registers. That may cause a big difference for some 32-bit apps.


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The Grumpy Editor goes 64-bit

Posted Apr 27, 2004 0:34 UTC (Tue) by barrygould (guest, #4774) [Link]

You must compile your apps into 64-bit binaries in order to get access to the extra registers.

A 32-bit binary won't be able to use them.


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