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From: Niall Dalton <niall@L...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Ocaml and 64 bit address spaces?
On 25/6/03 4:32 PM, "Xavier Leroy" <xavier.leroy@inria.fr> wrote:

> Yes, on Alpha and Itanium machines.
> 
> On Sparc, Mips and PPC, it should be possible to compile the bytecode
> interpreter in 64-bit mode, but the native-code compiler still
> generates 32-bit code.  That might change if there is enough demand,
> e.g. for the new G5 machines.

Afaik, even though you can use some 64-bit instructions on the G5,
the OS (including "Panther", the next release) does not support 64 bit
address spaces (yet).

Thanks for the helpful response!

niall

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