[linux-audio-user] AMD64 question

Paul Winkler pw_lists at slinkp.com
Tue Jun 27 10:50:53 EDT 2006

On Tue, Jun 27, 2006 at 09:38:34AM -0400, Paul Davis wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-06-27 at 09:44 -0400, Dave Phillips wrote:
> > Thanks for those notes, Mark. The Java and Flash stuff does matter to 
> > me. Any comment on WINE and VST support ? Am I best advised then to 
> > simply run in 32-bit mode most of the time ?
> wine works on x86_64, but you can't load 32 bit plugins of any type into
> a 64 bit host application (unless the plugin API doesn't use pointers
> for anything and has all other type widths defined independently of the
> CPU type). 
> so basically, yes, 32 bit all the way if you want to use
> firefox/audio/other plugins.

uuuugh, I didn't know about the wine issues (and thus presumably fst).
I don't have any vst plugins currently, but I might someday.

Is it enough to just compile the host app (e.g. ardour) for 32?


Paul Winkler

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