[fpc-devel] Win64 FPC is in wrong download location

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Tue May 4 10:11:07 CEST 2010

Graeme Geldenhuys schrieb:
> Florian Klaempfl het geskryf:
>> Even more: the win64 package is an add on to the win32 installer.
> Why is there no native Win64 version?  

Because it has no advantage over a win32 executable (it is very unlikely
that the compiler needs more than 2 or 3 GB and a native win64 compiler
is slower due to bigger memoy footprint) and because it would require
additional release preparations.

> See comments from the following URL.
> You need i386-win32, to use the win64 version. It seems there is only a
> cross compiler available, no native win64 executable. :-/
>   http://www.freepascal.org/down/x86_64/win64-ftp.freepascal.org.var
> Regards,
>   - Graeme -

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