A stupid 64bit question ... but ...

Marc G. Fournier scrappy at hub.org
Sun Dec 4 14:50:56 PST 2005

I recently bought a new Intel Xeon server, and when I put it together, I 
didn't realize that the newer Xeon's were 64bit ... now, I've just built 
perl 5.8.7, and its reporting:

# perl -v

This is perl, v5.8.7 built for i386-freebsd-64int
(with 1 registered patch, see perl -V for more detail)

Copyright 1987-2005, Larry Wall

Perl may be copied only under the terms of either the Artistic License or 
the GNU General Public License, which may be found in the Perl 5 source 

Complete documentation for Perl, including FAQ lists, should be found on 
this system using `man perl' or `perldoc perl'.  If you have access to the 
Internet, point your browser at http://www.perl.org/, the Perl Home Page.

I realize that this  may be a stupid question, but am I correct in that 
*this* is a 64bit machine, and I should be enabling the AMD64 stuff on 

Thanks ...

Marc G. Fournier           Hub.Org Networking Services (http://www.hub.org)
Email: scrappy at hub.org           Yahoo!: yscrappy              ICQ: 7615664

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