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[Python-Dev] How can we use 48bit pointer safely?

On Mar 30, 2018, at 03:11 PM, "Joao S. O. Bueno" <jsbueno at python.org.br> wrote:

Not only that, but afaik Linux could simply raise that 57bit virtual
to 64bit virtual without previous
warning on any version change.

The change from 48-bit to 57-bit virtual?addresses was not done without any warning because that would have broken too much code (IIRC due to at least some JS environments assuming 48bit pointers).

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