There is *no* W64 support yet for Libgcrypt!

Vincent Torri vincent.torri at
Wed Apr 4 18:04:59 CEST 2012

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 4:51 PM, Werner Koch <wk at> wrote:
> Hi!
> 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,
> either.
> 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
> expected.

and is there some w64 work in progress  currently ?

Vincent Torri

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