Re: LSB1.1: /proc/cpuinfo

From: Eric S. Raymond (
Date: Fri Jan 04 2002 - 13:30:55 EST

Alan Cox <>:
> Nobody I am aware of uses 64bit int default types on a 64bit platform. Its
> a waste of memory, bus bandwidth and instruction bandwidth. In almost
> all cases a 32bit int is quite adequate and since size_t can be 64bit when
> int is 32bit life works out nicely.

Thanks for the education.

		<a href="">Eric S. Raymond</a>

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