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32-Bit or 64-bit OS ??

, 19 Sep 2010
In C++ you can use the size of a pointer to work out what sort of process you're running in:bool is_64_bit(){ return sizeof(void *) == 8;}This has got the advantage of being portable and you don't have to call any OS functions.You can do something similar in C - just return...

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I've been programming since 1985 - starting with Fortran 77, then moving onto assembler, C and C++ in about 1991. I also know enough Java and Python to read code but you probably wouldn't want me writing it.
 
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