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RE: developing 32-bit and 64-bit in a shared environment
- From: "Nellis, Kenneth" <Kenneth dot Nellis at xerox dot com>
- To: "cygwin at cygwin dot com" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 25 Jun 2014 15:23:29 +0000
- Subject: RE: developing 32-bit and 64-bit in a shared environment
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From: Christopher Faylor 2-bit and 64-bit in a shared environment
On Wed, Jun 25, 2014 at 01:04:24PM +0000, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
>I have happily been using 32-bit Cygwin for years, developing
>shell/perl scripts and C/C++ software. Some of the users that I support
>have upgraded to 64-bit Cygwin, and so my 32-bit C/C++ binaries no
>longer work for them. That has forced me to adopt 64-bit Cygwin, which
>I've installed on the same machine as my 32-bit Cygwin. I need to
>maintain both environments in parallel.
>Now, I want to share my Cygwin $HOME directory between the two
>environments. I already keep my binaries in $HOME/bin/$(arch) and
>$HOME/lib/$(arch), so they are covered. And, of course /usr/bin has to
>continue to point to the separate Cygwin environments.
>I didn't see what I was looking for in the FAQ or User Guide, so am
>looking for advice from the list.
I think you're looking for this:
i.e., use /etc/fstab to mount your home directory to the same place in both environments.
I knew that! Anyway, works great. Thanx!
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