athlon 64 cross compiling

Ken Moffat ken at kenmoffat.uklinux.net
Wed Nov 24 14:21:37 PST 2004


On Wed, 24 Nov 2004, Matthew Burgess wrote:

> Ian Molton wrote:
> > hi.
> >
> > ia-64 and x86-64 are not compatible.
>
> /.
> (http://slashdot.org/articles/04/11/24/2057215.shtml?tid=137&tid=142&tid=118&tid=1)
> seems to think they are (mostly).  Admittedly in true /. style I didn't
> RTFA, so the summary could well be misleading or just downright wrong.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Matt.
>

 Unless somebody is planning to run lfs on an itanium, ia64 will be of
no interest to them.  The latest xeons and some p4s run x86_64 and ia32
code.  Never trust /. to provide the facts, particularly when its a
matter of distinguishing architectures.

Ken
-- 
 das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce




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