[fpc-pascal] Version 1.9.6[??] on the Mac.

Adriaan van Os fpc at microbizz.nl
Sun Jan 16 19:15:36 CET 2005

Jonas Maebe wrote:

>> but, in theory, the compiler should be able to produce 64bit code 
>> now. If not, how long before this will be possible? Is it difficult 
>> to do?
> I don't know when I will start with it, I'm currently still fixing 
> things for the 32 bit code generator. Also, there are two different 64 
> bit things you can do: 64 bit mathematics, and 64 bit memory spaces. 
> The former can already be done under Mac OS X 10.3 (but is not 
> supported by our compiler yet either), the latter will only be 
> possible from 10.4 onwards (and initially not for GUI programs, as 
> mentioned above).

There is also the issue of optimizing 32-bit code for the G5 (powerpc 
970) processor. Interesting to read is 


Adriaan van Os

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