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Re: C++ compilers on Linux supporting 64bit architecture?



On Sat, 2007-09-01 at 21:20 -0400, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> Matthew Saltzman writes:
> 
> > On Sat, 2007-09-01 at 05:23 -0600, Karl Larsen wrote:
> > 
> >>     In Linux Bo, if you want to write in 64 bit you load the version of 
> >> Fedora 7 that is totally 64 bit. This is the f7 x86-64 distribution and 
> >> different than Microsoft, you can download this free. Then you can 
> >> compile in C or C++ with 64 bit. No need to cross/compile.
> > 
> > Just to be contrary, what would you suggest if Bo only has access to
> > 32-bit hardware, but wants to create 64-bit binaries to run on another
> > machine?
> 
> Unless he wants to build his own version of binutils and gcc, that targets 
> 64 bit ELF, he should simply build the software on the other 64 bit machine.

Yes, I actually suggested building one's own early in the thread.
Should have made it clearer that I was just trying to yank Karl's chain
a bit...

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                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu
http://www.math.clemson.edu/~mjs


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