identifying 64-bit Windows from 2.3.5?

"Martin v. Löwis" martin at
Sat Jun 11 22:03:01 CEST 2005

Steven Knight wrote:
> Can some Windows-savvy Pythonista point me to some way to distinguish
> between these two?

I would look at the environment variable PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE. On
the Win64 machine I use, its value is "IA64".


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