Excellent, and thank you all!  I've been WIndowsless for a few weeks, but
that should change again soon.

On Sun, Feb 16, 2020 at 6:23 PM Mike Gran <spk...@yahoo.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 14, 2020 at 09:46:04AM -0800, Charles Stanhope wrote:
> > Andy, I don't know if you'd want to continue this here or on
> > lightening's gitlab page, but I looked into this a little bit a few
> > minutes here and there this past weeek. The x86 "fast-call" calling
> > convention used on Windows x64[0] and shared by Cygwin[1] requires
> > that the caller reserve 32 bytes of memory on the stack for the callee
> > to spill the register parameters (even if the callee takes fewer than
> > four parameters). I think lightening is currently missing that for the
> > x64 case for Cygwin.
> >
> > To test the idea, I made a small modification (patch attached) that is
> > *not* intended as a solution as it doesn't work for the general case,
> > but it does allow the tests to pass on Cygwin 64.
> I can confirm that Charles's patch, plus another one line patch
> to define CPU_SETSIZE, is enough to get Guile 3.0.x to build and run
> on my box.  All tests pass except strptime in French, and the absence
> of crypt.  This is a 64-bit build.
> -Mike Gran

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