[LLVMdev] Re: AMD64
hendrik at topoi.pooq.com
Sun Aug 6 07:42:20 CDT 2006
On Sat, 05 Aug 2006 15:25:28 -0700, Reid Spencer wrote:
On Sat, 2006-08-05 at 14:45 -0400, Hendrik Boom wrote:
>> The hardware requirements claim that there is no native code generation
>> for the AMD 64. Is anyone working toward this?
>> -- hendrik
> Unfortunately, no. There is a scant beginning for x86_64 support, an
> initial (read slow) implementation of IA64, but nothing for AMD 64. I'm
> told that adding AMD 64 support could be done in 2-3 months (for someone
> familiar with LLVM Targets) if someone were to attempt it.
OK. I'm confused. When I run uname -m on my AMD64 machine (which runs
with a 64-bit Linux kernel) is says
hendrik at april:~$ uname -m
hendrik at april:~$
It sounds as if you are drawing a distinction I'm not. What do you call
the difference between x86_64 and AMD64?
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