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Author Topic: How much trouble is a 64-bit OS right now?  (Read 19066 times)
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« Reply #50 on: April 06, 2009, 03:03:27 PM »

there's a lot of closed-source libraries that aren't available in x64 form... but then again, there's a lot of opensource code that doesn't compile cleanly for x64 as well.

For x64? Heck, there's a lot of open source code that doesn't compile all that swell under x32 either. Grin

But really, if your applications don't need 64-bit, why port them? Most applications gain zero advantages whatsoever from a recompile, they only become (slightly) bigger and consume (slightly) more memory.

Thank you so much for pointing that out. People sometimes fail to see that newer isn't always better. Thmbsup Thmbsup

Don't you see? It's turtles all the way down!
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