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Re: 64bit HPUX problems

From: Jeff Law
Subject: Re: 64bit HPUX problems
Date: Wed, 14 Aug 2002 11:41:38 -0600

In message <address@hidden>, "John David Anglin
" writes:
 >>  >Hmmm.  Thought the "w" referred to the W bit in the PSW being set to 1.
 >> No.  The "w" merely means the OS is capable of running code in wide mode
 >> (PSW bit set to 1).
 >I would argue that the code architecture is in fact different when the
 >PSW W bit is set to 1 (e.g., assemble_16, assemble_16a, add and branch
 >instruction conditions in table D-8, and addressing).
It is different.  But that's not what the "w" character in the output from
config.guess represents.  That character represents whether or not the
OS is capable of dealing with 64 bit binaries.


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