[Bioclusters] 64-bit libraries for 32-bit application?

Jeremy Mann jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu
Tue Jul 19 20:01:53 EDT 2005

Vsevolod (Simon) Ilyushchenko said:
> Hi,
> I have an x86_64 bit machine that mounts a share with 32-bit programs.
> Is it possible to run a 32-bit application (R) when certain libraries
> that this application requires (libreadline) are only present in the
> 64-bit version?
> I suspect the answer to my question is no, but I'd like to hear a
> confirmation from more experienced people.

Sorry, but the answer is no. I have done a lot of compiling and linking in
a 64/32 bit environment and its one or the other not both. 32 bit
libraries to 32 bit binaries and so forth.

Jeremy Mann
jeremy at biochem.uthscsa.edu

University of Texas Health Science Center
Bioinformatics Core Facility
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