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Re: please update the supported Cygwin package list to be distinct for 32-bit, 64-bit or both; and help on how install both in a merged fashion

Greetings, LRN!

> Try this:
> run %ComSpec%

>> mklink /D %SystemRoot%\System32\cygwin c:\cygwin64
>> mklink /D %SystemRoot%\SysWOW64\cygwin c:\cygwin32

> Then edit your user envrionment valriable table and add
> %SystemRoot%\System32\cygwin\bin to PATH.

> This way you will run 32-bit cygwin programs from 32-bit programs, and
> 64-bit programs from 64-bit programs.

That raise a question. Isn't 32-bit Cygwin apps compiled 64-bit aware?

> That is, if you start c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe, it'll run 64-bit
> apps, while c:\windows\syswow64\cmd.exe will only run 32-bit apps.

> Obviously, you need to set up symlinks as Administrator, or give
> yourself the SeCreateSymbolicLinkPrivilege privilege. Changing the
> contents of system directories might also require you to be the
> Administrator (not sure).

Andrey Repin ( 27.07.2013, <10:10>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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