[ace-users] Does ACE+TAO version 5.8.3 support 64 bit mingw?

Johnny Willemsen jwillemsen at remedy.nl
Wed May 13 13:46:42 CDT 2015


> I managed to successfully build the latest versions of ACE/TAO using
> msys2 with mingw gcc 64 bit. To do that I had to do the following before
> giving out the make command.
> 1) create the config.h inside C:\ACE\ACE_wrappers\ace
> The content of which are 
> #include "ace/config-win32.h"
> 2)I then created the "platform_macros.GNU" file in
> C:\ACE\ACE_wrappers\include\makeinclude
> with the following content
> TCPU := generic
> include $(ACE_ROOT)/include/makeinclude/platform_mingw32.GNU
> as a result I am successful in building ACE and TAO.

What is the difference of what you tried before?

As Steve metioned, the 5.8.3 release is way older then the mingw64
project. Getting 5.8.3 to work with mingw64 could be done but will be
some work.

Best regards

Johnny Willemsen
Remedy IT

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