Linked by Tony Bourke on Thu 22nd Jan 2004 21:29 UTC
Benchmarks When running tests, installing operating systems, and compiling software for my Ultra 5, I came to the stunning realization that hey, this system is 64-bit, and all of the operating systems I installed on this Ultra 5 (can) run in 64-bit mode.
Permalink for comment
To read all comments associated with this story, please click here.
by dpi on Thu 22nd Jan 2004 23:37 UTC

"Also, building a 64-bit capable compiler can be an experience to behold. That is to say, it can suck royally. After spending quite a bit of time getting a 64-bit compiler built for (one of my many) Linux installs, I ended up just going with the pre-compiled version from"

Pre-compiled version of what. GCC?