Missing 64 bit packages

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Aug 28 08:22:00 GMT 2013

Hi Chris,

On Aug 27 07:13, Chris Sutcliffe wrote:
> Hi Corinna,
> Thought I should provide an update...
> On 5 August 2013 05:25, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > Chris Sutcliffe
> >
> >   libtorrent
> Without access to a 64-bit machine I'm a little stuck with this one.
> libtorrent's configury builds several small programs to check things
> which obviously cannot run in a cross-compilation scenario.

If libtorrent is using autotools, you could get away with overriding
the affected autotools variables like, say,


to disallow running test applications during configure.

If that doesn't work, you could provide a cygport file and somebody
else could try to build the 64bit version for you.

> >   rtorrent
> Without libtorrent, rtorrent can't be built.
> >   wtf
> This is a work in progress as wtf's internal DB / file structures seem
> very much based in the 32-bit world, so it requires quite a bit of
> modification.  When I'm done this will require some testing to make
> sure I didn't break something along the way.



Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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