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Re: Maintainers please weigh in on 64-bit Cygwin
- From: Jason Tishler <jason at tishler dot net>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2013 21:35:11 -0400
- Subject: Re: Maintainers please weigh in on 64-bit Cygwin
- References: <20130317164522 dot GA3274 at ednor dot casa dot cgf dot cx>
On Sun, Mar 17, 2013 at 12:45:22PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 1) Do you have a 64-bit version of Windows available?
> 2) If no, would you be willing to install one?
Yes, but I need to purchase it and schedule converting one of PCs from
32- to 64-bit Windows.
> 3) Are you willing to download the current 64-bit Cygwin and start
> porting your stuff, knowing that there are still bugs?
> 4) Or, would you rather wait for 64-bit to be completely stable before
> attempting anything?
I would prefer things to get a little more stable before I start
> 5) Does the existence of two different architectures make you think
> that it is time for you to stop offering the package?
> 6) Would you be willing to have another person doing the 64-bit port
> for you?
Yes, but I would like to be able to review the changes.
> 7) Are you ok with a 64-bit alpha release being made available which
> contains your packages built by someone else?