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Re: comps discussion at fudcon and the future



Matthew Woehlke <mw_triad users sourceforge net> writes:

> Yes, that's better :-). That said, why on earth would you want to run
> 32-bit processes on a 64-bit OS when 64-bit flavors are available?

On sane architectures, 32-bit executables are smaller and faster than
64-bit executables.

x86 is the notable exception, because of its lack of registers in
32-bit mode.


/Benny


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