Windows Visual C++ Express x64 static binaries
wielemak at science.uva.nl
Sun May 18 17:18:57 CEST 2008
On Sunday 18 May 2008 17:12:39 NightStrike wrote:
> On 5/18/08, Jan Wielemaker <wielemak at science.uva.nl> wrote:
> > On Sunday 18 May 2008 11:46:57 Andreas Fabri wrote:
> > > Torbjorn Granlund wrote:
> > > > [snip]
> > > >
> > > > A GMP port to 64-bit MS Windoze should target command oriented
> > > > interfaces such as mingw or cygwin, and work within the
> > > > configure/make system already in place. Separate solutions
> > > > ("project" files) are not acceptable since they target non-free
> > > > compilers and require separate maintenance.
> > >
> > > Hello,
> > >
> > > Would a build system as cmake be an option for the GMP project?
> > Just out of curiosity as developer of SWI-Prolog, which uses
> > configure/make on all systems except for Windows for which I maintain a
> > set of hand written NMAKE files calling M$ cl.exe and a hand written
> > substitutes for config.h. Surely not an ideal situation, but there are
> > not many alternatives if you want to support Windows. Cygwin is too slow
> > and crippled for anything but hinting people they really do not want
> > Unix. I started considering mingw/msys, but 64-bit requirement came
> > first and thus I now need to wait for a proper 64-bit mingw.
The last report I had some 3-4 months ago from someone actually trying
it wasn't very promising. The project site suggest there might be enough
progress to try again. Great!
Cheers --- Jan
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