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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [general] Harmony enabling at Windows / x86_64
Date Mon, 19 Feb 2007 20:39:38 GMT

On Feb 19, 2007, at 2:46 PM, Alexei Zakharov wrote:

> Hi Ivan,
>
> Thank you for doing this first of all. IMO patches look good in
> general. However, I'd like to emphasize two things (I've already told
> you in private about them) and let others to comment on it.
>
> 1. In your patch you suggest to use MSVC 2005 - msvcr80.dll is used
> instead of msvcr71.dll for example. Currently MSVC 2003 is required
> for building the classlib. However, MSVC 2005 adds extensive support
> for developing of 64bit applications and it looks like a natural
> choice for 64bit Windows platform. So am +1 for supporting both MSVCs.
> But I also would like to know if there are any other opinions.

This is only for 64bit right?

>
> 2. You suggest using new ICU version 3.6. However, the version *3.4*
> is currently used in the classlib. I don't like to say that version
> 3.4 is better than version 3.6. However, there is the neighbour thread
> called "[general] Update to a new version of ICU" here in list. So IMO
> we should finalize that discussion before moving to the version 3.6

y

>
> Thanks,
>
> 2007/2/16, Ivan Zvolsky <i.zvolsky@gmail.com>:
>> Hello,
>>
>> Some time ago, I found out that Harmony is not buildable on  
>> Windows / x86_64
>> (EM64T).
>> I tried to reanimate at least the build which has required to  
>> update both
>> classlib and drlvm build files, create stubs for some functions, etc.
>>
>> I've put my results (for now only classlib part) to HARMONY-3188.
>> Could someone take a look? The comments are welcome.
>>
>> In particular, Geir might want to look at the first comment in the
>> description :)
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Ivan
>>
>
>
> -- 
> Alexei Zakharov,
> Intel ESSD


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