[AG-TECH] [Patch] Big Linux fixup patch

Steve Smith ssmith at vislab.usyd.edu.au
Fri Nov 26 05:32:25 CST 2004

> Probably (although it did used to work on 64 bit Solaris/SPARC, so I'm a 
> little surprised you're finding so many problems - I guess the Linux 64 
> bit ABI is somehow different to the Solaris one).

My understanding is that on the sparc architecture programs compiled to 
64-bit are slower than 32-bit, so Solaris (and also Linux Sparc distros) 
by default compile to 32-bit and only 64-bit on demand.


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