[cfe-dev] [Patch] Build failure on Windows+MinGW (GCC and Clang)

Ruben Van Boxem vanboxem.ruben at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 10:44:09 PDT 2011

2011/10/6 Aaron Ballman <aaron at aaronballman.com>

> On Thu, Oct 6, 2011 at 2:09 PM, Ruben Van Boxem
> <vanboxem.ruben at gmail.com> wrote:
> > You're welcome! Please remember that MinGW-w64 does not mean it is
> 64-bit.
> > It provides both 32- and 64-bit headers/libs. The "w64" in the name was
> > originally because that was the project's principal goal, among extending
> > the API completeness and compatibility with MSVC. Just so that I don't
> find
> > any MinGW-w64/.org 64-bit misconceptions in LLVM code later ;-) It's an
> > understandable mistake (and the name doesn't help at all :-/)
> You learn something new every day... I had no idea this existed (I've
> always been a Visual Studio person, and rarely use MinGW of any
> variety).  Now I know I've got something else to test next time.  :-)


It seems this problem is still present on LLVM trunk (and thus 3.0-rc1).
This prevents building a 64-bit Windows LLVM with MinGW-w64.


> ~Aaron
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