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Re: multiarch?

On Fri, Jul 08, 2005 at 09:07:20AM +1000, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> If everything in main can be ported to pure64 there is little need for
> multiarch on amd64.

This is correct for amd64 which have 16 instead of 8 general purpose
registers. The other Architectures already had 16 or 32 registers in
32bit mode and 64bit executables are mostly not faster than the 32bit
compilates. So no need to have anything doubled, it will just get


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