RFC: Cygwin 64 bit?
Wed Jun 29 15:22:00 GMT 2011
Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Oops? It's basically the same as on a 64 bit Linux. 32 bit libs go
> to /lib, 64 bit libs go to /lib64. It's just a bit different for
> DLLs because they are in /bin. Either we invent a /bin64, or we use
> another DLL prefix, like the suggested cyg64. I don't see much of a
> problem here. It's just a decision to be made, isn't it?
The dll doesn't need to be in the bin directory. See
how to specify the dll search path order. I would assume cygwin64-1.dll
would need to be but the other application dll could live in /lib64 and
not /bin as long as cygwin64-1.dll modifies the search path on
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