Drop support for cygwin i686 building Win64 binaries?

Regina Henschel rb.henschel at t-online.de
Mon Dec 4 07:55:03 UTC 2017

Hi Thorsten,

but it will still be possible to produce Win32 binaries from a 32bit 
cygwin on a Win32 machine?

Kind regards

Thorsten Behrens schrieb am 04.12.2017 um 03:45:
> Dear fellow hackers,
> after three more fixes on master, we now have (almost) universal gpgme
> support for Windows.
> There's one snag left, as you see in
> https://gerrit.libreoffice.org/#/c/45769/ :
> Sadly cygwin i686's windres does not support 64 bit targets, which
> makes it impossible on that platform to produce Win64
> binaries. Instead of subtly disabling the feature for that
> combination, the above patch breaks support for building Win64 from a
> 32bit cygwin, for 6.1 and onwards.
> All CI and release builders are already running cygwin64, and so I
> believe are most of you - at least lode defaults to cygwin64 since
> quite a while, on supporting Windows installations.
> Or is there a good reason to keep universal cygwin32 support around?
> Cheers,
> -- Thorsten
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