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From: Vladimir Prus (ghost_at_[hidden])
Date: 2005-10-20 03:22:16

On Tuesday 18 October 2005 19:40, Reece Dunn wrote:
> Vladimir Prus <ghost <at>> writes:
> > On Monday 17 October 2005 12:28, Reece Dunn wrote:
> > > The IDE for msvc sets the /machine linker flag to the target machine
> > > (X86, SH3, etc.) and also adds a define for the architecture being
> > > compiled such as _AMD64_. This patch adds that support for BBv2.
> >
> > This looks fine. Am I right in assuming that the -machine option is only
> > passed with VC 8.0?
> As far as I am aware, the -machine option is available for all VC versions
> and will be passed to all of the versions. This is especially true for
> eVC++ 4 (embedded VC6) and the VC7/7.1 ia64/amd64 cross-compilers in some
> PlatformSDK distributions.


1. What happens if you don't pass those options?
2. Do you have amd64 or ia64 box where you've tested this patch.

I'm just trying to fully understand what this all is about.

- Volodya

Vladimir Prus
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