[MLton] AMD64

skaller skaller@users.sourceforge.net
Tue, 22 Nov 2005 02:28:36 +1100

On Mon, 2005-11-21 at 09:00 -0500, Matthew Fluet wrote:
> > Is AMD64 support still planned at some stage?
> Yes, work is progressing on the x86_64 branch:
> http://mlton.org/cgi-bin/viewsvn.cgi/mlton/branches/on-20050822-x86_64-branch/
> I'll shortly be writing up a little document on where it is and where it 
> is going, but the short version is that the garbage collector has been 
> made native pointer size agnostic with configurable heap object pointer 
> representation.  There are no known regressions with respect to the 
> rewritten GC and the present 32-bit compiler.

Excellent. Thank you! I am happy to do some testing,
just give instructions. Also, I can provide SSH access 
to my box (Ubuntu, gcc 4, amd64) on an  'occasional' basis 
if that helps.

John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
Felix, successor to C++: http://felix.sf.net