Debian AMD64 Port Ready
Posted on: 06/13/2004 05:14 PM

Saw over at Debian Planet that Debian's AMD64 port is ready to be added to unstable

97% of all packages in Debian have been successfully compiled for this architecture. Native compilation of packages on this architecture allows better performance through the use of the extra registers on the AMD64 processors which are not available when it is emulating the 32-bit x86 (or ia32) processor.

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