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[Subclipse-users] Compiling for x64 (was: Re: x64 JavaHL binaries)

From: Andreas Schöneck <andreas.schoeneck_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-11-05 20:32:08 CET

D.J. Heap wrote:
> On 11/5/07, Andreas Schöneck <andreas.schoeneck@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello!
>> Has anyone compiled a full set of x64 binaries? I recently tried to
>> compile but I failed (some strange errors while compiling openssl). I
>> don't even know whether i get 32-Bit or 64-Bit executables when using
>> the automated build scripts, though the SDK's command promts tells me
>> that target is Vista Debug x64.
>> The problem is that I need x64 binaries to get the JavaHL interface of
>> Subclipse to work because I use an x64 Version of Eclipse.
>> It seems that nobody is interested in supporting 64-Bit, nevertheless
>> there are 64-Bit OSes as well as even a 64-Bit Eclipse!
>> What I did was to use some binaries from an OpenSLL x64 installer as
>> well as the files that ship with TortoiseSVN. But the error message in
>> Eclipse remains the same, regardless of what files are placed inside
>> Eclipse base directory.
>> Since I read some posts regarding x64 compiling I think some people
>> compiled binaries successfully.
>> So I would need either all the required binaries for Windows (I use an
>> Intel CPU) or perhaps VS2005 solution/project files (or even better: a
>> complete archive/project which I can unpack and start compiling in VS) -
>> I mean, if anyone has done this before and wants to share his/her
>> project/artifacts.
> Trunk has some support for x64 when using VS2005. I can't remember
> for sure if I tried building JavaHL, but I don't know why it wouldn't
> work.
> Note that you have to using the -t vcproj and --vsnet-version=2005
> arguments to gen-make.py to get the VS2005 solution and projects
> files. Then make sure you choose the x64 platform targets. You'll
> also have to make sure to build the dependencies for x64 as well,
> which is trickier, as I recall -- I had to google around a bit to get
> the info to do that for each of them.
> DJ

Thanks DJ!

After spending the whole afternoon from 4pm to now (8pm) I gave up
trying. Though OpenSSL compiles now (I had to use VS command prompt not
WinSDK command promt) with warnings (removed /WX switch from makefile) I
cannot compile libjavahl or the svn client. Some of the libraries built,
some not, other after modifying their makefiles. A major problem was
that CL could not find sqlite3.h so I had to correct the path in the
file (nothing else worked), then the Linker did not find sqlite3.lib so
I built one from the def-file (but the dll is not x64). And so on.

I was to add many lib files into the linker options for libjavahl,
finally there were errors about imports starting with __impl.

Since I don't know whether this leads to anything I hope that there will
be x64 binaries available from the official site shortly.

Regards, Andreas

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