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From: Ilya Sokolov (fal_delivery_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-03 05:01:20

Vladimir Prus пишет:
> Ilya Sokolov wrote:
>> Cédric Venet wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>> (Sorry to create a new thread, but I don't know how to reply to a message
>>> in a digest with outlook...)
>>>> It was this way before. However Ilya Sokolov told me that
>>>> PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE is wrong -- it tells you what processor you have,
>>>> not what kind of OS you have. And you cannot run 64-bit binaries on
>>>> A 32-bit windows.
>>>> According to Ilya, PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER is x86 on win32, whatever the
>>>> actual processor might be.
>>>> On win64, PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER is supposed to be always AMD64.
>> Volodya, I told you just the opposite :-)
> Err, I re-read your email twice, actually, and still managed to get
> the logic wrong ;-(
> What is a bit confusing is that according to Cédric, both
> variables start with x86 on win32 -- is this expected?

No, but it does not matter. PROCESSOR_ARCHITECTURE is equal to x86 on
32-bit windows and to AMD64 on 64-bit windows.

> I though
> that PROCESSOR_IDENTIFIER would be EM64T anyway.
> - Volodya
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