x32 abi support?

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at chello.at
Thu May 17 00:28:43 UTC 2012

Nicolas Chauvet wrote:
> So that make me wonder if we really need to built the whole collection
> as x32 ? Or if we only wants a selection of components to be optimized
> by x32. For example does it matter to move the whole Xorg server
> infrastructure as x32 or is it possible to leave it as x86_64 ? or is
> there any benifit for the move to x32 in this area ?

As already explained in this thread by others, if you have a mix of x32 and 
normal x86_64, you end up with both multilibs in memory, negating the memory 
savings from the bastard x32 ABI.

        Kevin Kofler

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