[TUHS] Four windowing systems on SunOS
michael at casadevall.pro
Wed Nov 2 18:55:20 AEST 2022
I extensively researched this; there are infact copies of Pinball for
64-bit platforms: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3EPTfOTC4Jw&t=47s
Pinball had problems relating to 64-bit FPU precision (and this can
actually be reproduced by fiddling with FPU flags), but it did ship in
Windows XP x64 Professional.
On Mon, Oct 31, 2022 at 5:55 PM Grant Taylor via TUHS <tuhs at tuhs.org> wrote:
> On 10/31/22 1:21 PM, Dan Cross wrote:
> > That sounds like a ton of codebases, though. I remember trying to port
> > an APL interpreter to 64-bit, and giving up; too much type puning of
> > pointers through int's.
> This reminds me of the stories I've heard about Microsoft's inability to
> port Pinball to /their/ 64-bit processor, the Itanium.
> No, not their copy of /AMD/'s 64-bit extension on Intel's x86
> architecture. ;-)
> Grant. . . .
> unix || die
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