The amd64 question again.

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at
Sat Jan 17 19:51:15 UTC 2009

2009/1/17 D. R. Evans <doc.evans at>:
> I can't recall the last time I ran into a program that worked on 32 bit
> Linux but which crashed under 64 bits. That used to be a very common
> problem (generally because the developer probably assumed that integers and
> pointers had the same length). That problem seems to have disappeared in
> the last 18 months or so.

That is encouraging, especially as my last real attempt at moving to
64 bit was in fact two years ago this month. (I cannot believe that
this computer is two years old! or my daughter for that matter!)

Dotan Cohen


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