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Re: [TSVN] 64-bit Tortoise

From: Douglas Stonham <dstonham_at_pennysaverusa.net>
Date: 2005-07-12 18:43:07 CEST

On Tue, July 12, 2005 9:35 am, SteveKing said:
> As you can see, you have several options:
> - do nothing and live with it
> - be generous (very generous) and send me a 64-bit laptop with WinXP-64
> installed so I can build/test/adjust TSVN for 64-bit
> - start the 32-bit explorer version located here:
> %windir%\syswow64\Explorer.exe

Sorry, but I think I'll have to opt for the third option :)

Thanks, I didn't realise that 32bit explorer was still available.

>> I'm going to have to admit utter ignorance here... Does making a 64 bit
>> version of Tortoise mean just compiling the existing code with a
>> different
>> compiler / against different libraries, or would it actually require
>> significant recoding?
>
> It might be enough to just recompile the shell extension with a 64-bit
> compiler. But without being able to do that and without having the
> chance to test it, we can't do that.
> Even if someone would compile it with a 64-bit compiler (there's one
> included in the Windows SDK for example), I won't release such a
> version. Because I just could not react to problem reports - no chance
> to reproduce them, no chance to fix them, ...

Fair enough. That was more me trying to understand how 64bits affected
programs than me trying to prod you into doing a release...

Thanks for your help,

Douglas

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