spec file and -arch

André Hentschel nerv at dawncrow.de
Fri Mar 8 17:01:45 CST 2013

Am 05.03.2013 22:57, schrieb Stefan Leichter:
> Hi,
> when i look into msvcr100.spec file i find lots of different parameters for the 
> switch (?) -arch . So fare i have seen: arm, i386, win32, win64 and x86_64 .
> To me it is not clear what is the difference between win64 and x86_64. The same 
> for i386 and win32. What are is the criteria to choose the first or the second? 
> If it makes a difference do i have to distinguish between arm and ... ?

win32 includes all 32-bit platforms
win64 includes all 64-bit platforms

if is implemented in x86 assembler win32 would not be the best choice.

i suggest you should use make_specfiles in tools/

> Does -i386 and -arch=i386 mean the same?



Best Regards, André Hentschel

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