[FFmpeg-user] Compiling ffmpeg for 64-bit platform
rhodri at kynesim.co.uk
Wed Jun 6 15:48:43 CEST 2012
On Wed, 06 Jun 2012 14:18:32 +0100, Carl Eugen Hoyos <cehoyos at ag.or.at>
> Rhodri James <rhodri <at> kynesim.co.uk> writes:
>> I have a vague (and painful) memory that MinGW can handle 64-bit
>> compilation, but I can't find any confirmation of that. Certainly
>> it was renamed from mingw32 to avoid implying that it couldn't.
> Iirc, there are two different projects, with two sets of bugs
> (implying that I lied when I said it "works fine", the truth
> is that it "works somehow" one of the reasons being that win64
> does some things different than other x64 operating systems).
Yes, MinGW-w64 is the explicitly 64-bit version, and is also
available as a cross-compiler. I have used both it and MinGW
on the same project as native compilers, and they appeared to
work with only normal degrees of pain.
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