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    Python in the 64 bit world


    So is python optimized for 64 bit proccessors yet? I have been wondering if there is any enhancments in how python will run on a 64 bit cpu?
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    Not that I'm aware of however Python should compile and run fine under a 64 Bit processor and may even be able to take advantage of some of the features of a 64 bit platform... this is speculation of course .

    If you find a definitive answer please let us know.

    Mark.
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    well i know for a fact that integers are larger, because the cpu can handle larger number without having to go to long(cpus handle long numbers diff. a 32 bit cpu can only handle an integer 2 ** 32 unsigned. while a 64 bit cpu can do the 2 ** 64 unsigned integer. I know that when compiled that python takes advantage of this because it is writen in c and c does go off of what the cpu can handle.

    other than that i do not know of anything else

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