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From: Andrey Melnikov (melnikov_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-09-02 01:22:19

Alexey Pakhunov wrote:
> Andrey Melnikov wrote:
>>2) We'll need to support just "amd64" in the future (64 bit host OS, 64
>>bit target OS). It's possible to detect host architecture and host
>>address model using environment variables. On WinXP x64 both x86_amd64
>>(the 32-bit compiler) and amd64 (the 64-bit compiler) are available. So
>>we need to make it selectable by user.
> Unfortunately I don't have assess to any WinXP 64 machine. Can you
> briefly describe what variables should be checked including the expected
> values?
I just wanted to say that in the future we'll need additional features
to specify which of the two compilers available on the x64 platform to use.

For now we can live without support for the 64-bit compiler. The native
x64 compiler and cross x64 compiler produce the same 64-bit code.



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