64 bit Erlang on Opterons?

Kostis Sagonas <>
Wed Jul 28 18:48:54 CEST 2004


Vlad Dumitrescu wrote:

 > Hi, great job!

Thanks.

 > > A paper describing the internals of the port, titled "HiPE on AMD64",
 > > will be presented at this year's ACM Erlang Workshop and is available
 > > at:
 > >
 > > http://user.it.uu.se/~kostis/Papers/amd64.pdf
 > 
 > I wonder one thing: the cleanup of the runtime that you had to make, and
 > that will be part of the next release, does it affect the 32 bit runtime
 > too?

They do of course, since most of the changes are in shared code, but
on 32-bit platforms the differences should not be noticeable by users.
Actually, these cleanup changes might already be part of R9C-2.

Kostis




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