RS: [Beowulf] Sempron compile optimization

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Mon Nov 28 23:25:24 EST 2005



Chris Samuel wrote:
> On Tuesday 29 November 2005 00:58, Robert G. Brown wrote:
> 
>> So I'm guessing that SuSE SLES 9 for the PPC64 is actually a 32 bit
>> distro, with a 32 bit gcc and 32 bit libraries but with libraries for 64
>> bit compatibility operation installed so that you're again, basically
>> cross-compiling for 64 bits.  gcc should compile native/default to
>> whatever "native" is.
> 
> You are quite correct (as usual!) - it is indeed a 32-bit distro with 64-bit 
> libraries. :-(

Eeek!!!! Wheres that Yellow Dog Linux when you need it ...  I was told 
that that is 64 bit end to end.  Anyone have experience with it?

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