11-14 March 2013
Saas Fee
Europe/Zurich timezone

Running ROOT as x32-binary

Mar 13, 2013, 5:00 PM
Schweizerhof (Saas Fee)


Saas Fee


Nathalie Rauschmayr (CERN)


x32-ABI is an application binary interface, which has been introduced in Linux kernel 3.4. This interface bases on the x86-64 instruction set but uses 32-bit as size for pointers and C-datatype long instead of 64-bit. Thus software can profit from lower memory footprint but also form faster system calls. Several Root-benchmarks have been evaluated in this context and results regarding memory consumption and CPU-time will be shown.

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