[Python-Dev] 64-bit process optimization 1
Tue, 10 Sep 2002 09:15:04 -0700 (PDT)
--- Guido wrote:
> > a compromise could be to make the swap in 2.3, but only
> > on 64-bit platforms.
> > it's obvious that most people are stuck on 32-bit platforms
> > today, and I think it's safe to say that users on 64-bit plat-
> > forms might be a bit more willing to build everything they
> > need on their local platform.
> > another alternative would be to make it a configuration option,
> > with a platform-dependent default.
> I like all of that. Maybe it should also be a config option whether
> refcount, sizes etc. should be 32 or 64 bit quantities on 64 bit
+1 from this 64 bit user.
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