Questions on 64 bit versions of Python

Dino Viehland dinov at
Fri Jul 25 17:32:11 CEST 2008

The end result of that is on a 32-bit machine IronPython runs in a 32-bit process and on a 64-bit machine it runs in a 64-bit process.

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On Jul 25, 5:52 am, Fredrik Lundh <fred... at> wrote:
> M.-A. Lemburg wrote:
> >> 4. Is there a stable version of IronPython compiled under a 64 bit
> >> version of .NET? Anyone have experience with such a beast?
> > Can't comment on that one.
> Should that matter?  Isn't IronPython pure CLR?
> </F>

IronPython is written in C# and runs in/with the CLR, if that's what
you mean. Well, IronPython one works with the CLR and is equivalent to
Python 2.4, whereas IronPython 2 works with the DLR and is equivalent
to Python 2.5


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