RFC: Cygwin 64 bit?

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz@users.sourceforge.net
Tue Jun 28 19:47:00 GMT 2011


On Tue, 2011-06-28 at 13:33 -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
> On 2:59 PM, Andy Koppe wrote:
> > On 27 June 2011 14:12, Eric Blake wrote:
> >> On 06/26/2011 06:10 AM, JonY wrote:
> >>>>   - Do we define "long" as 32 bit or 64 bit type?
> >>>
> >>> I suggest 32bit, they'll be some awkwardness accessing w32api at the
> >>> Cygwin backend if they're 64bit.
> >>
> >> I very much want LLP64 to match Linux; the _only_ software that should
> >> be accessing w32api in the cygwin backend is the cygwin dll itself,
> > 
> > Also cygutils, XWin, rxvt, mintty, and possibly more I'm not aware of.
> 
> Don't forget tcl/tk which is still kinda sorta not really cygwin.

Not in Ports it's not. :-)  I thought we agreed in principle to change
that in the distro too, but for whatever reason that hasn't happened
yet.


Yaakov




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