Understanding 64bit implications and wine64

David Gerard dgerard at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 16:11:57 CST 2010

On 9 February 2010 18:16, David Laight <david at l8s.co.uk> wrote:

> A 32bit (i386) windows application binary can only run in a 32bit
> Unix application [1].  In which case the Unix kernel will handle the
> system call emulation and ensure that the only user-space virtual
> addresses the application sees are 32bit (it may be able to give
> the app almost 4G of user address space - instead of the usual 3G).

So the Wine on my 64-bit Ubuntu (which works perfectly well) is
actually a 32-bit app? I didn't know that!

- d.

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