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Re^3: I need to know if 32-bit or 64-bit perl is running my script.by BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Sep 14, 2013 at 07:50 UTC||Need Help??|
But if the kernel determines where stuff is placed in a struct and the kernel can run both 32- and 64-bit executables, you're still fuct.
That is certainly not the case for Intel processors. Even running under 64-bit kernels; 32-bit processes only use 32-bit pointers.
Plus some weird architectures like AS/400 (relevant for AIX) use 128bit pointers even on 32bit ALUs.
I know naff all about AS/400, but since the original AS/400 hardware was 48-bit; and it has all been 64-bit for the last decade or so; one wonders whether the question is even relevant for such hardware?
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