[squeak-dev] 64 bits

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Fri May 4 12:09:59 UTC 2012

On 04.05.2012, at 13:23, Douglas Brebner wrote:

> On 04/05/2012 10:59, Bert Freudenberg wrote:
>> IMHO the most urgent need is to make the 32 bit VM compile on a 64 bit machine. Running 64 bit images would be nice, too, but the problem most users run into right now is that they just cannot easily run their current image on that shiny new box.
> This brings up a problem I've noticed happen occasionally: there are two different meanings of "64bit VM" and people keep confusing them.
> 1. A VM that runs on 64bit hardware (with 32 or 64bit images)
> 2. A VM that runs a 64bit image (on 32 or 64bit hardware)
> While there is some overlap (e.g. 32bit image talking to 64bit plugins), we should not confuse them.

Well explained here:


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