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Date: 2003-06-13 (20:36)
From: Kevin Lang <Kevin.Lang@O...>
Subject: [Caml-list] opteron query + whining about array size limit
Is an Opteron backend for ocamlopt in the works?

Given that we deal with very large graphs here at
Overture (an internet search company), I have been
frustrated by Ocaml's 2^22 maximum dimension for
native arrays on a 32-bit machine.

I tried using our 64-bit Itanium, but it is 10 times
slower than our 32-bit Intel machines, so I have stuck
with the latter using ugly workarounds like 2-level native
arrays and bigarrays of integer indexes.

BTW, we don't actually have an Opteron box yet, but it is
quite likely that we will be getting one.