[tex-live] Port of TeX Live to x86_64 architecture?

Martin Schröder ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Wed Jun 30 18:24:21 CEST 2004

On 2004-06-30 18:02:44 +0200, Hans Hagen wrote:
> it may even be worse because tex leaves much of the 32/64 bits unused and 
> allocates most of its mem in advance; on the other hand, graphic inclusion 
> in pdftex and the other c-only code (fonts) may benefit from more power. 

And from more mem. It's probably possible to have graphics
inclusion in pdfTeX where pdfTeX needs more than 4G. But I doubt
that we'll see those cases in the wild in the near future. :-)

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