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Re: Maintainers please weigh in on 64-bit Cygwin
On Sun, 17 Mar 2013 18:43:52 +0100, Achim Gratz wrote:
> My working assumption is that the differences between the two
> architectures can nearly be absorbed by cygport so that a single
> definition can be used to produce both packages. I also hope that it
> will be possible in the future to cross-compile between 32bit and 64bit,
> either direction is fine, but compiling on 32bit may be more practical
> at the moment.
That is definitely the goal, although obviously some changes to
existing .cygport's and patchsets may be required. A 32-to-64
toolchain will be ready very soon; the reverse is a lower priority at