ANN: mingw64/mingw-w64 x86_64

Chris Johns chrisj at rtems.org
Tue Apr 24 17:42:24 CDT 2012


On 25/04/12 2:31 AM, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
> Hi,
>
> As some of you already might know, with the upcoming release of Fedora
> 17, Fedora is switching its mingw toolchains from i686-pc-mingw32
> to i686-w64-mingw32 and x86_64-w64-mingw32 [1]
>

Interesting.

> As this step has pretty massive impacts on the way I am building the
> mingw toolchains, as an initial experiment, I have started to build
>
> x86_64-w64-mingw32 -> rtems (64bit Windows)
>
> toolchains.
>
>
> ATM, they are available under ftp://ftp.rtems.org/pub/rtems/mingw64
> (Whether this location will remain permanent is not clear yet).
>
> I for one do not have access to 64bit Windows nor am I familar with
> mingw-w64. Therefore, I'd ask all of those who are using RTEMS on
> windows to test these packages*.

I have a 32bit XP and 64bit Win7 machine I can test building RTEMS on. 
It will take a little while to get the 64bit Win7 machine set up so it 
will not be this week.

I assume this is just 4.11 ?

Chris

> For the moment, the mingw32 toolchains are staying with Fedora's
> i686-pc-mingw32, but will very likely have to switch to i686-w64-mingw32
> when Fedora 16 will go EOL (in ca. 1/2 a year).
>
>
> Ralf
>
> [1] http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/Mingw-w64_cross_compiler
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