32 or 64??

Wybo Dekker wybo at servalys.nl
Mon Feb 1 14:05:43 UTC 2010

Chris Jones wrote:
>> I have: one of my software packages, important for me, is based on xview, which 
>> is an early Sun-development. My package does not compile on 64-bit machines, 
>> since xview is frozen and not compatible with 64 bits.
> Nothing stops you working in 32 bit mode on a 64 bit system. 64 bit is a 
> super-set of 32, and completely backwards compatible.

that's exactly what I do, but the statement was that no problems were expected 
for a 64-bits OS


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