On Wednesday 27 May 2009 09:52:42 am Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> > ZFS should work on i386.  As far as I know there aren't any killer bugs
> > that are architecture specific, but I'm no expert. Unless your aim is to
> > learn

> unless someone assume than size of pointers are 4 bytes, and write program
> in C, there will work as good in 64-bit mode and in 32-bit mode.

Wojciech, I have to ask: are you actually a programmer or are you repeating 
things you've read elsewhere?  I can think of a whole list of reasons why code 
written to target a 64-bit system would be non-trivial to port to 32-bit, 
particularly if performance is an issue.
Kirk Strauser
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