[Tutor] Virtual Machine Terminology

Alan Gauld alan.gauld at blueyonder.co.uk
Thu Apr 22 03:27:54 EDT 2004

> doesn't always look the same. You can't expect .pyc-files made under
> computer architecture to work on another computer architecture, it
> for instance look different on a 64 bit machine and on a 32 bit

Is this true? I though pyc files were portable between architectures.
For example I can take pyc files from my windows box and run them on
my Sun box. (Admittedly they are both still 32 bit but I thought even
that should be transparent)

Alan G.

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