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Re: 586 vs 686



On Friday 20 February 2009 12:13:14 am Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 2009-02-20 at 00:44 -0500, Warren Togami wrote:
> > I suspect gcc 32bit, 32bit toolchain and kernel-devel cannot build
> > x86_64 kernel modules?
>
> No, they're being made to be able to produce those for those reasons.
> It is yet to be seen if it will be successful, and using the x86_64
> kernel on i586 installs hinges upon this functionality so I recall.
Fedora's GCC has had dual personality support on ppc and sparc arches for as 
long as i can remember.  I dont see why it shouldnt work on intel arches also.

Dennis


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