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Re: building 64 bit packages
- From: Andy Koppe <andy dot koppe at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 28 Mar 2013 14:05:37 +0000
- Subject: Re: building 64 bit packages
- References: <20130328133625 dot GL11431 at calimero dot vinschen dot de>
On 28 March 2013 13:36, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Hi guys,
> right now it's only possible to build a 64 bit package using the native
> toolchain. Yaakov is working on a 32 bit cross toolchain, but this
> may take another couple of days.
> Anyway, the latest 64 bit Cygwin DLL seems to be stable enough to call
> it post-alpha or pre-beta or something like that. So I'd like to invite
> all of you maintainers to participate in building 64 bit packages,
> foremost those packages other packages rely upon, like libraries.
> If you have a 64 bit machine, please try the test release and see if
> you can build your packages. For the time being, just download
> ftp://cygwin.com/pub/cygwin/64bit/setup64.exe, install the test distro
> (what's already existing of it) and do your worst ;)
Great stuff. Thanks to the kind person who contributed a mintty package.