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Re: [Chicken-users] Re : Re: package fmt crash on Windows 7 64-bits

From: Christian Kellermann
Subject: Re: [Chicken-users] Re : Re: package fmt crash on Windows 7 64-bits
Date: Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:03:27 +0100
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combier <address@hidden> writes:

> You are right, apply-hack.x86-64.S looks to be disabled. I didn't
> notice before.
> Does it mean that Windows 64 bits is not fully supported?

It means that someone has to write a apply hack using Windows' ABI for
64bit. On 32bit we can get away with SysV but not on 64 bit...

> I tried to add Apply-hack.x86-64.S in the build, but it does not
> compile correctly.
> Strange, the syntax of the gcc assembly is different from Windows and Linux?

The ABI is different.

> I don't understand why Apply-hack.x86-64.S is available, but not
> compiled on Windows 64.
> Is it more complicated than fixing some syntax issues?

Yes, the whole mechanism on how arguments are placed on the stack / in
registers differs.

Kind regards,


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