[fpc-devel] I've asked this before, but perhaps I wasn't specific enough that time: what do I *personally*, specifically need to do to ensure that a native Windows 64-bit build winds up on the FPC website for the next release?

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Thu Jan 13 12:43:02 CET 2022

On 2022-01-13 10:28, Ben Grasset via fpc-devel wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 13, 2022 at 3:28 AM Alexander Grotewohl via fpc-devel
> <fpc-devel at lists.freepascal.org> wrote:
>> 32bit on Windows 64-bit uses Wow64.. which has a bit of overhead as
>> an emulation layer. I believe it's the same one they use for ARM64
>> too.
> It should be kept in mind also that neither 32-bit or 64-bit FPC use
> GNU LD for linking on Windows by default, but rather FPC's internal
> one, and it's not hard to imagine why that might perform better on
> 64-bit as well.

My imagination fails here - why?


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