[Numpy-discussion] How to tell whether I am using 32 bit or 64 bit numpy?

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Sat Mar 28 06:28:16 CDT 2009


On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 5:23 AM, John Reid <j.reid@mail.cryst.bbk.ac.uk>wrote:

> David Cournapeau wrote:
> > from platform import machine
> > print machine()
> >
> > Should give you something like x86_64 for 64 bits intel/amd architecture,
>
>
> In [3]: from platform import machine
>
> In [4]: print machine()
> i686
>
>
> Now I'm wondering why the OS isn't 64 bit but that's not for discussion
> here I guess.
>

What really matters is if python is 64 bits. Most 64 bit systems also run 32
bit binaries.

Chuck
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