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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: x32 fun pants
Date: Sat, 10 Dec 2011 19:50:11
Message-Id: 201112101449.15131.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: x32 fun pants by Alec Warner
On Saturday 10 December 2011 14:36:25 Alec Warner wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 10, 2011 at 10:37 AM, Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o> wrote: > > On Saturday 10 December 2011 08:15:10 octoploid wrote: > >> Mike Frysinger <vapier <at> gentoo.org> writes: > >> > - x32 is the default ABI > >> > >> Given that it's relatively easy to hit the 4GB barrier in the > >> toolchain (e.g. Firefox LTO build), wouldn't it make sense to > >> build gcc, binutils, et.al. as 64-bit LSB executables? > > > > no > > On a completely random note, can you even build chromium with a 32-bit > linker? I vaguely recall it requiring more than 4gb of ram to link ;p
the ebuild has x86 KEYWORDS, so presumably it works -mike

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