Isn’t my code going to be faster on 64-bit???

[updated 10:50am 5/2/05: It turns out that I copied and pasted an error in my code from the newsgroup posting I was answering. However a kind reader was able to spot it and I’ve fixed it, I’m getting new data and will updated graphs later today, however the points of the article remain valid] [updated…

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How do exes/dlls generated with the /platform:x switch interact?

[fixed typo: 9:37am] I received a question about this recently, so i figured i’d elaborate here with a little example…   Let’s assume we have the following three dlls:    anycpu.dll      — compiled “any cpu”    x86.dll           — compiled “x86”    x64.dll           — compiled “x64”   And the following three exes:    anycpu.exe     — compiled “any cpu”    x86.exe          — compiled “x86”    x64.exe         …

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Paint.Net is pretty cool, 20 minutes to get it running on 64-bit is even cooler!

Last night I played with Paint.Net for a while and got it running on the native 64-bit CLR with whidbey… Pretty cool stuff!!! Actually, a while might be overstating things… It took longer to install a copy of VS 2005 on my clean AMD64 machine than it did to get Paint.Net running natively, in fact there…

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