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Re: [SLE] To compile 64 bit?
  • From: "B. Stia" <usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2005 00:50:34 -0500
  • Message-id: <200512020050.34967.usr@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wednesday 30 November 2005 09:55 pm, Philipp Thomas wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Nov 2005 23:49:09 -0500, B. Stia wrote:
> >Question: Am running an AMD 64 processor. There are still not all
> >programs that are 64 bit. I know that the system will handle 32 bit
> >stuff but I was wondering if an src file can be compiled to 64 bit.
>
> Why? Linux supports running 32bit apps in a 64bit system environment
> but *not* the other way round. And if you compile sources on a 64bit
> system you automatically get 64 bit apps.
>
> Philipp

Hi Philipp, Yes of course, you are correct. But it was only offered as
a .686 version in 32 bit and I was afraid that might mess things up.
You think it will work?

Bob S.

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