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Re: [PATCH] setup: port to 64-bit, part 1

On Sun, 3 Mar 2013 10:46:38 +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Mar  3 00:46, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
> > 3) The resulting binary is still named setup.exe, but we'll want to
> > provide this for download as e.g. setup64.exe.  It would be up to
> > whomever (cgf?) to rename this upon uploading.  Alternatively, the
> > buildsystem could be patched to change the executable name based on
> > $host_cpu.
> It would be helpful if the build system would already care for that.


> > 4) I could #ifndef much more legacy support code, but with the recent
> > removal of legacy packages from sourceware, are we going to just
> > remove all that from setup?
> IMHO, yes.  Let's get rid of all that old cruft.  This also allows to
> get rid of autoload in setup entirely.  All of the autoloaded entry
> points exist on all supported systems.  For the setup tool we should
> really just link against the required DLLs and be done with it.

Based on your recent commit to cygwin-64bit-branch, are we dropping
support for Win2K as well?

cgf, do you concur with removing the legacy support code?


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