On Mon, Jul 25, 2011 at 1:38 AM, Alexander Burger <a...@software-lab.de> wrote:
> Hi Amit,
>
>> first. Reading about both, and exploring what I would like to use. I
>> am looking into packaging PicoLisp for OpenBSD ports. I can get
>
> Great!

I think its easier to package just the C version, without the -m32/m64
switch. Is that ok on 64 bit?

>> Is there any plan to add more CPUs or just do it in plain C for 64
>> bits in future (C is strictly no-no)? If no plans to add more CPUs
>> right now, the changes that would be needed would be substantial, say
>> for sparc64, mips64? I haven't touched assembly (8051 assembly only)
>> in 15 years so this is just idle curiosity!
>
> Since 3.0.7 there is also a PowerPC-64 version.
>
> I'm planning to tackle Sparc9 next, but didn't find the time yet. Sparc9
> has a very similar structure to Ppc64.
>
> Some (most?) architectures support both 32-bit and 64-bit executables.
> In such cases, the 32-bit version of PicoLisp can be used for the time
> being (though it is more limited in its capabilities compared to the
> 64-bit version).
>

thanks for the info.

> Cheers,
> - Alex
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