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Re: Anyone building Emacs trunk with MinGW w64 (32 bits)

From: Andy Moreton
Subject: Re: Anyone building Emacs trunk with MinGW w64 (32 bits)
Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2013 19:47:38 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.3.50 (windows-nt)

On Sat 23 Mar 2013, Eli Zaretskii wrote:

>> From: Óscar Fuentes <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sat, 23 Mar 2013 16:49:37 +0100
>> Indeed, the problem consists on differences in the header files. Seems
>> that MinGW64 is diverging from MinGW at a quick pace. Adapting Emacs to
>> those changes is a recipe for getting even more tangled preprocessor
>> code in Emacs. I'm not sure it is worth the trouble unless MinGW stalls.
> You are probably right.  We will hit these problems one day anyway,
> when we'd add support for 64-bit MinGW builds, which is only available
> in MinGW64, at least for now.

Given that Fedora and Cygwin both ship MinGW64 based cross compilers for
building native Windows binaries, that day would seem to be approaching.


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