[HEADSUP] Please try to build your packages for 64 bit

Erwin Waterlander waterlan@xs4all.nl
Sat Apr 20 08:27:00 GMT 2013

Op 19-4-2013 12:45, Corinna Vinschen schreef:
> Hi maintainers,
> the 64 bit Cygwin seems to be quite stable now.  We're still suffering
> from a gcc problem which seems to affect C++ inline methods using
> templates, so some C++ packages might not be buildable yet(*), but other
> than that it looks pretty good.
> I would like to ask those of you owning a 64 bit Windows machine to have
> a look into the 64 bit distro and to try to build your packages.  If
> dependencies are missing, please tell us here.  We can look into fixing
> the missing deps together.
> If you have build problems other than due to missing deps, please report
> here, too.  There are very likely still bugs in Cygwin and there might
> still lurk bugs in gcc.  Just make sure that you eliminated problems in
> your project first.  Datatype mismatches are pretty common bugs.
> If you have "noarch" packages (no binaries), please check if the
> dependencies for those packages are fullfilled and tell us here, too, so
> we can go ahead adding them to the 64 bit distro.
> Right now, we have a couple of missing dependencies in the 64 bit
> distro.  If one of the packages is yours, it would be nice if you could
> try to build it.  Here's the list of missing deps as of today:
>    ImageMagick
>    bash-completion
>    cvsps
>    dbus
>    ghostscript
>    libjbig-devel
>    libjbig2
>    perl-Authen-SASL
>    perl-DBD-SQLite
>    perl-DBI
>    perl-Net-SMTP-SSL
>    subversion-perl
>    terminfo-extra
>    texlive
>    texlive-collection-bibtexextra
>    texlive-collection-binextra
>    texlive-collection-latexextra
>    texlive-collection-mathextra
>    transfig
>    w3m
>    xemacs-emacs-common


I need gperf for building libunistring.



> Thanks in advance,
> Corinna
> (*) http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-developers/2013-04/msg00055.html
>      http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-developers/2013-04/msg00056.html

Erwin Waterlander

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