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Re: HEADSUP: 64 bit Cygwin is coming soon

On Mar  7 13:20, Andrew Schulman wrote:
> > Right now, this is only informational.  I'd be glad if you're as happy
> > as I am that 64 bit Cygwin is already working and hope you're willing to
> > support this distro.
> I am glad to see it.  Big thanks to the Cygwin team for working to make it
> happen.
> I'll be glad to support 32- and 64-bit flavors of my packages, assuming
> that they build correctly in 64 bits, and that there are clear and
> reasonably simple instructions for maintainers on how to provide both sets
> of packages.  I don't know much about cross-compiling but can learn.
> In my ideal world, I'd just set a global option in my ~/.cygport.conf, and
> cygport would handle the rest for me, building 32- and 64-bit packages from
> the same source and setup.hint.

Yaakov implemented --32 and --64 as cygport options, which then change
the build target accordingly.  That's a very good start I think.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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