There is *no* W64 support yet for Libgcrypt!

Werner Koch wk at
Wed Apr 4 16:51:31 CEST 2012


Some folks are trying to build Libgcrypt for Windows 64 bit.  Let me
state it clearly:

                        W64 IS NOT YET SUPPORTED

You may run in all kinds of problems, the worst of it being the lack of
a serious entropy gathering module.  The rndw32.c module some may use is
not appropriate for w64!  Annoying CERTs with that is not a good idea,

Simply throwing a compiler on some software on a new platform may result
in a runable binary - but there is no guarantee that it will work as



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