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Re: Compiling Debs on AMD vs. Intel and 32bit vs. 64bit

* Wouter Verhelst <wouter@debian.org>, [2007-03-16 15:10 +0100]:
>  On Fri, Mar 16, 2007 at 07:14:27AM +0100, Adrian von Bidder wrote:
>  > ... and just for completeness: x86_64 was the name the Linux kernel people 
>  > chose for AMD64.  I don't know where the term came from, exactly.
>  Both amd64 and x86_64 are names that AMD coined to describe the
>  architecture. They changed their opinion at some point, I don't know
>  which is the most recent name they chose.

According to wikipedia, x86-64 is the vendor-neutral term used to refer
both to AMD64 (AMD) and EM64T (Intel).


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