Question re: GCC on FreeBSD for AMD64

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Jan 7 11:48:39 PST 2005

On Thu, Jan 06, 2005 at 09:58:07PM +0300, alexei kozlov wrote:
> Hello, Gurus.
> My fellow asked me if GCC on FreeBSD for AMD64 supports 64bit memory 
> pointers. He means is it possible to allocate *very* big  (4GB and more) 
> chunks of storage?

This is a function of the FreeBSD kernel, not of the C compiler.  The
answer is 'yes'.

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