Compilation of libgcrypt 1.7.5 on cygwin 64 bit fails

Werner Koch wk at
Sun May 14 22:41:44 CEST 2017

On Thu, 11 May 2017 11:26, roger.qiu at said:

> All other dependencies of gnupg works on cygwin 64 bit, this is the
> only one that fails, and thus prevents building gpg2 on Cygwin 64 bit.

You will not be able to build a working GnUPG for 64 bit Windows - if
that is what Cygwin 64 bit is about.  The reason for this is that we
coerce a HANDLE (64 bit) into an int (32 bit on 64 bit Windows) at
several places.



Die Gedanken sind frei.  Ausnahmen regelt ein Bundesgesetz.
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