On Wed, 11 Mar 2015 11:48:27 -0500, captaindet wrote:
> one question regarding 32 vs 64 bit MSYS2:
> i am on 64bit win7, but for the time being i only use the dmd toolchain,
> i.e., i create 32bit executables using optlink. so i need the 32bit GTK3 to
> call into.
> quite confusingly MSYS2 i686 (32bit) created a mingw32 and a mingw64 folder.
> so i was wondering if i could - or rather should - install MSYS2 x86_64
> (64bit) after all and then be able to use the mingw32 folder for my 32bit D
> applications? would this be possible just by installing the one gtk3 package
> you mentioned (mingw-w64-i686-gtk3)?
If your plan is to just install packages, it doesn't really matter. I use the
x86_64 msys2 on my 64bit machines.
> and it also allows using the latest version of glade!