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    SubjectRe: LSB1.1: /proc/cpuinfo
    > If the PPC etc. have 32-bit ints then I stand corrected, but I thought the 
    > compiler ports on those machines used the native register size same as
    > everybody else.

    Nobody I am aware of uses 64bit int default types on a 64bit platform. Its
    a waste of memory, bus bandwidth and instruction bandwidth. In almost
    all cases a 32bit int is quite adequate and since size_t can be 64bit when
    int is 32bit life works out nicely.

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