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Re: [PATCH] faq/64-bit.mdwn: added up to date 64-bit porting info open_i

From: Joshua Branson
Subject: Re: [PATCH] faq/64-bit.mdwn: added up to date 64-bit porting info open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn: added up to date 64-bit porting info
Date: Mon, 15 May 2023 11:51:07 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1 (gnu)

Guy-Fleury Iteriteka <gfleury@disroot.org> writes:

> On May 15, 2023 4:38:34 PM GMT+02:00, "jbranso@dismail.de"
> <jbranso@dismail.de> wrote:
>>I explained that the Hurd has initial 64-bit support, but I 
>>did not mention if the project plans to drop 32-bit
>>support.  Joshua
>> faq/64-bit.mdwn              | 10 +++-------
>> open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn |  6 +-----
>> 2 files changed, 4 insertions(+), 12 deletions(-)
>>diff --git a/faq/64-bit.mdwn b/faq/64-bit.mdwn
>>index 2e1278cb..82513d25 100644
>>--- a/faq/64-bit.mdwn
>>+++ b/faq/64-bit.mdwn
>>@@ -13,11 +13,7 @@ License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
>> [[!meta title="Is there a 64-bit version?"]]
>>-There are currently no plan for 64-bit userland for the short term, but there
>>-are plans for 64-bit kernelland with 32-bit userland, which will
>> notably permit
>>-to efficiently make use of more than 2 GiB memory and provide 4 GiB userland
>>-addressing space. The kernel support was merged into GNU Mach, the currently
>>-missing bit is the 32/64 mig translation for kernel RPCs.
>>+As of May 2023, the Hurd developers have a bootable 64-bit Debian
> Are sure a debian hurd boot??

I believe so.  It is certainly not a Guix Hurd.  :)  

>>+GNU/Hurd.  The 64 bit kernel and userspace is mostly working, but bugs
>>+still need to be fixed.
>>-That being said, you can always run a 32-bit version on a 64-bit machine, it
>>-just works, processes are just limited to a couple GiB available memory.
>>diff --git a/open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn b/open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn
>>index 95761828..ca30ba64 100644
>>--- a/open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn
>>+++ b/open_issues/64-bit_port.mdwn
>>@@ -13,11 +13,7 @@ License|/fdl]]."]]"""]]
>> [[!inline pages="title(Is there a 64-bit version?)" feeds="no" raw="yes"]]
>>-**What is left for initial support (32-on-64) is**
>>-  * Fixing bugs :)
>>-**For pure 64bit support, we need to**
>>+**For 64-bit support, we need to**
>>   * Fix bugs :)
>>   * bootstrap a distrib
> Hi,


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