AMD64 and lang/gcc3x on -CURRENT

David O'Brien obrien at
Sun Feb 22 09:49:26 PST 2004

On Sun, Feb 22, 2004 at 12:57:36AM -0800, Peter Wemm wrote:
> However, Intel haven't chosen either of the two names..
> They've done their own one.  "IA-32e" was mentioned several times at
> the IDF this week.

My guess is it would wreck havoc with Intel's FUD that AMD64 isn't really
64-bits if Intel also used "64" in the platform's name.  Intel has having
to walk a very fine line to keep from damaging other product lines...

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