[fpc-pascal] Win64 release of FPC 2.6.2 missing

Andrew Brunner atbrunner at aurawin.com
Mon May 6 21:15:03 CEST 2013

I agree with what you are saying as long as the os matches the binary type.   An x64 native package must  install a x64bit binary and utils. 

I would be understating if I said that a 32bit binary would be normal on a 64bit distro.  

Andrew Brunner
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On May 6, 2013, at 2:32 AM, Jonas Maebe <jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be> wrote:

> On 04 May 2013, at 16:24, Andrew Brunner wrote:
>> I agree that most of us first go to x64 downloads for binaries.  Thinking 32 to 64 or reverse is onerous on typical end users.
> The whole point is that the "typical end user" doesn't know nor should have to care about whether the compiler is a 32 or 64 bit binary. It should not make any difference whatsoever. If it does, then that's either a bug in FPC, or in Lazarus, its fpmake files or Makefiles (or fpcmake).
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