On Fri, Apr 30, 2010 at 3:24 PM, NightStrike <nightstrike@...> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 26, 2010 at 5:31 AM, Artifex Maximus <artifexor@...>
> > Hello!
> > I am searching an already built mingw environment for x86 and x86_64
> > compiling. Similar to mingw+msys but for x86 and x86_64 within same
> > environment. Is there any kind of that?
> > I have downloaded cherokee web server building environment but that one
> > for x86 only and pretty old. I am upgraded and polished that environment
> > x86 (TDM binaries, upgrade some packages) and later converted for x86_64
> > (same base but x86_64 compilers) but I would like to integrate into one
> > environment which default compile to x86 and with some parameters I am
> > to compile for x86_64 in the same environment. I have no real experience
> > this field so I am looking for an already done package. Or if there is
> > nice tutorial on this topic it would be great to know. Thanks!
> > I have tried compiling gcc myself but I always had errors about gmp even
> > I use the same parameters for configuration as in the mingw binaries (gcc
> > -v).
> What you are looking for is known as "multilib", ie a toolchain that
> targets multiple platforms at the same time. You choose your specific
> target using a compiler switch. For instance, you might want to do
> gcc -m32 for a 32-bit platform, and gcc -m64 for 64.
> Multilib doesn't work too well for windows targets, unfortunately.
> Give it time. In the meantime, you can just use relocatable
> toolchains, put them in separate paths, put them both in your PATH,
> and use the full triplet to run them.
Thank you very much I will look after that. As I recall there was a multilib
option when I have tried compile gcc. But it seems that as I use now, in
separate paths, is the recommended way at the moment.