[fpc-devel] Problems building on i386-win32

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Wed Nov 25 13:35:40 CET 2020

On 2020-11-25 09:51, J. Gareth Moreton via fpc-devel wrote:
> Aah, typical!  C:\Windows\System32 is supposed to be for 32-bit DLLs,
> while C:\Windows\System is 64-bit.  Question is, what can I do to
> resolve it?  I'm not even sure what Common.dll is for.

Well, I don't think that it works this way - 32-bit applications cannot 
access the directory with the 64-bit versions as far as I know (they're 
always directed to the 32-bit versions in the background on the 
operating system level). In any case, checking the particular library 
seems to be the best way forward. You should be able to find the DLL 
"Manufacturer" and "Description" information within the binary (either 
using some tools able to extract and display it, or even just looking 
into the file with a binary file viewer).


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