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From: Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations
Date: Fri, 06 Nov 2009 17:01:00
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: [RFC] Improve policy of stabilizations by Kent Fredric
On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 9:30 PM, Kent Fredric <kentfredric@×××××.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 3:18 AM, Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o> >> I think the same should be extended to other languages such as Perl >> and Python (unless they have portions which are C/C++) >> > > You can't really, although Perl has a vm of sorts,  the per-arch differences > that occur as a side effect of endianness, different floating point/integer > math ( 32bit vs 64bit ) , and all those differences impact code. >
What kind of modules are affected by such differences? Mostly math-heavy ones? This is something that the herd should be able to judge. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team