Subject: Re: port-x86_64 list renamed to port-amd64
To: None <>
From: Matthias Scheler <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 04/27/2003 11:48:55
On Sun, Apr 27, 2003 at 11:22:59AM +0200, Frank van der Linden wrote:
> I just know that AMD has given the processor family this name at the launch.

I see.

> The name x86-64 is no more.

I thought it would have been the name of the instruction set anyway.
I just wonder what happens if Intel release Pentiums with x86_64
instructions - I'm quite sure that they'll do that as soon as
AMD gains some marketshare with the Opterons. Will we rename the
port again?

	Kind regards

Matthias Scheler