extreme mem usage under amd64 arch ?
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Fri Apr 7 14:36:21 UTC 2006
Astrodog <astrodog at gmail.com> wrote:
> Please consider what AMD64 is, exactly, and what it means for
> something to be 64-bit, as opposed to 32-bit. On a 32 bit processor,
> all ints, and pointers take up 32 bits of memory. So, for every int,
> and pointer, you use 4 Bytes. On a 64-bit processor, all ints, and
> pointers take up 64-bits of memory.
No. You're right with the pointers, but ints are always
4 bytes on both i386 and amd64.
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