Subject Re: [firebird-support] 32bit or 64bit windows?
Author Milan Babuskov
Lester Caine wrote:
> The windows machines tend to be 32bit since they have W2k on, but I have just
> installed a system with a 64bit version of XP. I've got 64 bit Apache and PHP
> running on this along with the 64 bit build of Firebird.

Are the BLOBs working?

> In the case of Firebird. Anybody got any real comparisons? I've hit a little
> snag in that I can't ACTUALLY build a 64 bit version of a legacy UDF, which I
> have on the 64 bit Linux boxes, and as a 32bit build on windows. So I am just
> trying to decide if the effort to get that UDF compiled is worth it, or should I
> just install a 32bit version of Firebird and have done with it for now?

It all depends. I have some servers with 16GB RAM, and only 64bit OS can
use that efficiently. This is on Linux, of course, but I believe it
applies to Windows as well?

Milan Babuskov

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