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Re: [PATCH] faq/64-bit.mdwn: added up to date 64-bit porting info open_i

From: Guy-Fleury Iteriteka
Subject: Re: [PATCH] faq/64-bit.mdwn: added up to date 64-bit porting info open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn: added up to date 64-bit porting info
Date: Mon, 15 May 2023 17:12:14 +0200

On May 15, 2023 4:38:34 PM GMT+02:00, "jbranso@dismail.de" <jbranso@dismail.de> 
>I explained that the Hurd has initial 64-bit support, but I 
>did not mention if the project plans to drop 32-bit
>support.  Joshua
> faq/64-bit.mdwn              | 10 +++-------
> open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn |  6 +-----
> 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
>diff --git a/faq/64-bit.mdwn b/faq/64-bit.mdwn
>index 2e1278cb..82513d25 100644
>--- a/faq/64-bit.mdwn
>+++ b/faq/64-bit.mdwn
>@@ -13,11 +13,7 @@ License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
> [[!meta title="Is there a 64-bit version?"]]
>-There are currently no plan for 64-bit userland for the short term, but there
>-are plans for 64-bit kernelland with 32-bit userland, which will notably 
>-to efficiently make use of more than 2 GiB memory and provide 4 GiB userland
>-addressing space. The kernel support was merged into GNU Mach, the currently
>-missing bit is the 32/64 mig translation for kernel RPCs.
>+As of May 2023, the Hurd developers have a bootable 64-bit Debian
Are sure a debian hurd boot??
>+GNU/Hurd.  The 64 bit kernel and userspace is mostly working, but bugs
>+still need to be fixed.
>-That being said, you can always run a 32-bit version on a 64-bit machine, it
>-just works, processes are just limited to a couple GiB available memory.
>diff --git a/open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn b/open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn
>index 95761828..ca30ba64 100644
>--- a/open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn
>+++ b/open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn
>@@ -13,11 +13,7 @@ License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
> [[!inline pages="title(Is there a 64-bit version?)" feeds="no" raw="yes"]]
>-**What is left for initial support (32-on-64) is**
>-  * Fixing bugs :)
>-**For pure 64bit support, we need to**
>+**For 64-bit support, we need to**
>   * Fix bugs :)
>   * bootstrap a distrib


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