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Re: x32 ABI?

On Sat, Jun 25, 2011 at 07:29:12PM +0100, David Laight wrote:
 > > is the x32 ABI for amd64 on NetBSD's radar?  (32-bit pointers,
 > > 64-integers on amd64) .
 > It is still ILP32, just running the cpu in 'long mode' to give
 > access to the additional registers and 64bit arithmetic.
 > But they've left 64bit items 4 byte aligned - which is a bit fubar.

Can that even work? Being in long mode is what creates the 8-byte
alignment restriction...

David A. Holland

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