[Numpy-discussion] large memory address space on Mac OS X (intel)

Louis Wicker Louis.Wicker@noaa....
Thu Feb 1 15:18:09 CST 2007


Robert:

thanks - I appreciate the advice, and hopefully a) Leopard will get  
here in a few months, and b) that will fix this.

cheers!

Lou Wicker

On Feb 1, 2007, at 3:11 PM, Robert Kern wrote:

> Louis Wicker wrote:
>> Sebastian:
>>
>> that code helps a lot.  A standard gcc (no flags) of that code  
>> breaks,
>> but if you compile it with gcc -m64, you can address large memory  
>> spaces.
>>
>> So I will try and compile numpy with -m64....
>
> It won't work. Your Python is not compiled as a 64-bit program. The  
> whole stack
> down to the runtime libraries needs to be built as a 64-bit  
> program. That's easy
> enough to do with a single-file C program, but in Tiger the 64-bit  
> runtime
> provides very few services, not enough to build Python.
>
> -- 
> Robert Kern
>
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> harmless enigma
>  that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as  
> though it had
>  an underlying truth."
>   -- Umberto Eco
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