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From: Joshua Kinard <kumba@g.o>
Subject: Re: x32 fun pants
Date: Mon, 19 Sep 2011 19:28:55 -0400
On 09/15/2011 16:33, Mike Frysinger wrote:

> 
> the sizeof(long) and sizeof(void*) are the same between x86 and x32.  however, 
> that's about the only thing.  for example, x32 gets access to 64bit registers 
> when working with 64bit types (long long) and the tuple is x86_64-pc-linux-
> gnu.  in general, it seems to be closer to amd64 than x32.
> -mike


Virtually the exact same for MIPS n32 ABI.  Needs a 64bit kernel, needs a
mips64-*-linux-gnu toolchain, but the output is a hybrid 32bit/64bit binary.

I wonder if procps ever resolved that PAGE_SIZE mess internally when we
brought the o32/n32/n64 mess to light with its author?

-- 
Joshua Kinard
Gentoo/MIPS
kumba@g.o
4096R/D25D95E3 2011-03-28

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