Re: LSB1.1: /proc/cpuinfo

From: Andreas Schwab (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 08:25:13 EST

"Eric S. Raymond" <> writes:

|> Andreas Schwab <>:
|> > |> I'm not very worried about this. On modern machines int == long
|> >
|> > You mean alpha, ia64, ppc64, s390x, x68-64 are not modern machines?
|> Well, S390 certainly isn't! :-)

s390x is the new 64 bit architecture.

|> If the PPC etc. have 32-bit ints then I stand corrected, but I thought the
|> compiler ports on those machines used the native register size same as
|> everybody else.

On all those architectures the ABI used on Linux has int == 32 bits and
long == 64 bits. LP64 is more usefull in most cases than ILP64.


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