[fpc-pascal] fpc & Lazarus with 64-bit

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Mon Jul 3 15:55:33 CEST 2006

On Mon, 3 Jul 2006, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote:

> On 7/3/06, J.L. Blom <jlblom at neuroweave.nl> wrote:
>> course you can write programs using some editor but from the earliest
>> (Borland) pascal on, the IDE was an invaluable tool.
> IsnĀ“t is possible to run 32-bit software on your machine? I heard that
> some amd 64-bits machines can acctually run 32-bit software some how
> (has 2 processors, one 64 and one 32 or something like that). This way
> you could install the compiler and the IDE for 32-bits! It would also
> solve your question.

Linux distributions support running 32-bit apps on an AMD64. This has
little to do with the AMD64 processor itself.

I can perfectly run the 32-bit ppc386 on a 64-bit SuSE Linux.


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