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

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Sat Mar 28 06:45:59 CDT 2009


On Sat, Mar 28, 2009 at 8:32 PM, John Reid <j.reid@mail.cryst.bbk.ac.uk> wrote:
>
>
> Charles R Harris wrote:
>> What really matters is if python is 64 bits. Most 64 bit systems also
>> run 32 bit binaries.
>
> Are you saying that even if "uname -m" gives i686, I still might be able
> to build a 64 bit python and numpy?

I think he meant exactly the contrary ;)

AFAIK, you can't run 64 bits binaries on a 32 bits linux, even if your
CPU is 64 bits,

David


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