[fpc-devel] 64 bit version problem

Vincent Snijders vsnijders at quicknet.nl
Tue Jan 29 17:25:55 CET 2008

Miklos Cserzo schreef:
> Hi Folks,
> 5) - considering the two versions of a source that will not hit this bug 
> the generated 32-bit executable runs much faster than its 64-bit 
> equivalent. That indicates the general weakness of the 64-bit platform 
> support.

Yes, that is understable, because for example pointers are twice as big, 
which results in more memory accesses and less pointers in the CPU 
caches and more cache misses.


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