[HEADSUP] Dropping libopenssl098 from distro

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Jan 15 14:31:00 GMT 2015

Hi Vin,
Hi Volker,

On Jan 15 09:12, Vin Shelton wrote:
> Marco/Volker et al -
> [...]
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2015 at 7:50 AM, Marco Atzeri <...> wrote:
> > Question:
> > 0) does it work ?
> [...]
> > 2) have you tried a 64 build also ?
> No, but based on feedback from the xemacs-beta mailing list, I do not
> believe that 64-bit mode currently builds.

Do you have any idea what the problem might be?  It would be very
interesting to know if the problems from your feedback was pre
Cygwin-1.7.33 or with Cygwin 1.7.33, especially due to the changes in
internal exception handling in Cygwin.  This might be a likely culprit
for problems.

Another culprit could be the difference in the Windows (LLP64) vs. the
Cygwin (LP64) data model, as outlined in
https://cygwin.com/faq/faq.html#faq.programming.64bitporting and
subsequent FAQ entries, especially given the native Win32 GUI mode of

If you're interested in getting xemacs running on 64 bit Cygwin, feel
free to use the cygwin-apps mailing list for communication and don't
hesitate to ping me if you think the Cygwin DLL itself has a problem.


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