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From: Stefan Monnier <monnier@i...>
Subject: Re: 32- and 64-bit performance
> I just bought a new Athlon 64 laptop and installed 32- and 64-bit Debian.
> Here are some timings, showing the performance change when moving from 32-
> to 64-bit using ocamlopt (3.08.2) and g++ (3.4.4):

Is there a GNU/Linux (and OCaml) mode supporting the half-way case where you
use the new amd64 registers but still stay with 32bit pointers?
That should fix the one case where the amd64 mode is slower because of the
extra memory use.


        Stefan