XP64 64 Bit Linux and Programming Best Practice Guide

Robert Kern robert.kern at gmail.com
Mon May 22 16:51:31 CEST 2006


Wesley Brooks wrote:
> Dear Users,
> 
> Is there a version of python that will make full use of the 64 bit
> processing capabilities on XP64 or a 64 bit version of linux?

The coming Python 2.5 has loosened some 32-bit restrictions.

http://www.python.org/dev/peps/pep-0353/

> Is there a particular version of linux best suited to coding in python
> and c++?

Ubuntu is a very Python-friendly distribution.

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma
 that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had
 an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco




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