[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?

Marco van de Voort fpc at pascalprogramming.org
Fri Jan 14 16:46:47 CET 2022

On 14-1-2022 16:33, Ben Grasset via fpc-devel wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2022 at 1:27 AM Sven Barth via fpc-devel 
> <fpc-devel at lists.freepascal.org> wrote:
>     (though to be fair it does the same on 32-bit as well)
> Yeah, MSVC (for some reason) universally defines "long double" as 
> exactly an alias for regular 64-bit double, whereas GCC and Clang 
> (more correctly IMO) define it as an 80-bit type equivalent to FPC's 
> traditional "extended". So even on 32-bit with MSVC you have to 
> hand-write assembly to make use of x87 FPU instructions.

Did you test a windows gcc (win64 SEH) or a SJLJ "posix" (basically 
unported Unix)  gcc ?

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