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Re: 32-bit front-end on 64-bit machine

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  • Subject: [mg88479] Re: [mg88432] 32-bit front-end on 64-bit machine
  • From: Syd Geraghty <sydgeraghty at mac.com>
  • Date: Tue, 6 May 2008 06:42:00 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <200805051013.GAA08389@smc.vnet.net>

The response I got from WRI support on this was that indeed the Front  
End is 32-bit still (and there may be no great reason to modify this).

HTH ... Syd

Syd Geraghty B.Sc, M.Sc.

sydgeraghty at mac.com

My System

Mathematica 6.0.2.1 for Mac OS X x86 (64 - bit) (March 13, 2008)
MacOS X V 10.5.2
MacBook Pro 2.33 Ghz Intel Core 2 Duo  2GB RAM






On May 5, 2008, at 3:13 AM, omaha8master wrote:

> Just installed version 6.0.2.1 on a early 2008 mac pro running OS X  
> 10.5.2.
>
> Though the Mathematica kernel version is reported as 64-bit, the  
> front-end version is reported as 32-bit.   Should I be getting 64  
> for that not 32?
>
>> From the system information output:
>
> SystemInformationData[{"Kernel" -> {"Version" ->
>     "6.0 for Mac OS X x86 (64-bit) (March 13, 2008)",
>    "ReleaseID" -> "6.0.2 (1009763, 1009696)",
>
>  "FrontEnd" -> {"Version" ->
>     "6.0 for Mac OS X x86 (32-bit) (March 13, 2008)",
>    "ReleaseID" -> "6.0.2 (1009763, 1009694)",
>
> Thanks, please reply in the group.
>



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