x32 abi support?
Frank Ch. Eigler
fche at redhat.com
Wed May 16 20:27:42 UTC 2012
drago01 <drago01 at gmail.com> writes:
> [...] Can x32 run i686 software (multilib) ? Because not being
> able to run existing software might be a reason for many to want
> such a host.
x32 is not a different cpu architecture. It's a software ABI to run
on x86-64, especially suited for smaller-memory machines/processes.
That same x86-64 cpu/kernel can run i686, x86-64, x32 software.
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