[PD] Pd 0.49 64b windows processing question (+ pd~)

Nicolas Montgermont list at nimon.org
Thu Oct 25 09:58:35 CEST 2018

Le 25/10/2018 à 09:46, IOhannes m zmoelnig a écrit :
> the only changes the user might notice when running a 64bit binary of Pd:
> - Pd can use 64bit pointers to address memory. that means it could use
> about  18.4 exabytes (provided you have a computer equipped with that),
> instead of a meagre 4GB as is the case with 32bit applications (and
> Windows would reservere another 512MB, so you could only use 3.5GB)
> - Pd can use more features (registerse, instructions) of the CPU,
> potentially speeding up the execution (regardless of the number of CPUs)
> - Pd can use more modern frameworks provided by the OS. iirc, there are
> some ASIO drivers which can only be accessed from 64bit applications.
Does that mean we are now in double precision?
like in Katja's benchmark:

Are we still limited by 32 bits pointers to address table?
(I dont remember the exact value, I think it was 2^24)
that would be reaaaaally nice to manage easily big tables (not so big
when you use sounds)



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