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Date: Sun, 05 Aug 2012 14:30:18 +0200
From: John Spencer <>
Subject: x32 (was: Re: musl 0.9.3 released)

On 08/05/2012 06:56 AM, wrote:
>> On 08/05/2012 03:00 AM, wrote:
>>> All of these sound good.
>>> I'm not sure about whether many people would be interested in x32,
>>> though?...
>> x32 is the latest hype and a lot of work has recently been put into
>> toolchain, kernel and debugger support.
>> this is probably a good opportunity to get the attention of early
>> adopters.
> Well, actually, a lot of work has recently been _finished_, so
> glibc/binutils/kernel/... now have stable support.  Early adopters have
> been using it for a year or few.
untrue, gcc 4.7 which was released a couple weeks ago and the upcoming 
gdb 7.5 are the first to support x32.
the kernel supports it since a few months.
this is all brand-new, and definitely not "stable" yet.
i haven't yet seen a x32 distro yet, so anybody using it already lives 
on bleeding edge.

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