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Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2013 00:32:38 +0200
From: magnum <>
Subject: Re: 64-bit Windows targets

On 30 Apr, 2013, at 0:17 , Solar Designer <> wrote:
> This reminds me: we need to add win64-* make targets.  Last time we
> discussed this, it sounded like we'd have to use other than Cygwin for
> them, and make use of some of JimF's changes in jumbo to use Windows
> native APIs in more places (the core tree mostly uses Cygwin's Unix-ish
> wrapper functions instead).  Is this still the case?

Cygwin will never do 64-bit, but Mingw does. Alain and others have managed to build something that passes a few self-tests and then cores. There are dozens of little problems with alignment and stuff. I think Jim is the man for this but right now he's doing much cooler stuff with intrinsics...


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