running self compiled 32 bit binary on 64 bit Windows?

cyg Simple
Fri Jun 8 13:56:00 GMT 2018

Keep the responses on list please.

On 6/8/2018 9:45 AM, Ulli Horlacher wrote:
> On Fri 2018-06-08 (09:37), cyg Simple wrote:
>> On 6/8/2018 9:30 AM, Ulli Horlacher wrote:
>>                       [-- TOFU entsorgt --]
>> ---------------------------------------------------------^^^^^^
>> THIS isn't 32bit Cygwin.
>> You cannot run a 32bit Cygwin application under 64bit Cygwin.
> This WAS my initial question!
> There is no way to run a 32 bit cygwin binary ob a 64 bit Windows system?
> On Linux it is no problem,

You can only install a 32bit Cygwin on a 64bit Windows to execute a
32bit Cygwin application.  You can execute 32bit Windows binaries on
Windows 64bit as well.  With Cygwin it is more difficult to segregate
the appropriate libraries and the recommendation is to use two different
environments if you need to still execute the 32bit software.  But the
better solution is to build it again.

cyg Simple

Problem reports:
Unsubscribe info:

More information about the Cygwin mailing list