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Re: [SLE] To compile 64 bit?
  • From: Philipp Thomas <philipp.thomas@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Dec 2005 03:55:10 +0100
  • Message-id: <muoso1l8hshkk81c77fci6mh8sta49ft5q@xxxxxxx>
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.


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