[osgeo4w-dev] Re: Proposal: starting 64 bit package tree

Paolo Cavallini cavallini at faunalia.it
Tue Mar 6 08:22:43 EST 2012

Il 06/03/2012 10:20, Helmut Kudrnovsky ha scritto:
>> It seems to come up often in my discussions with Desktop users, 64 bit
>> versions of QGIS and other major osgeo applications would be a great
>> boon for power users. With most new workstations capable of 64 bit and
>> many power users opting to install Win 7 64 bit (which is stable as
>> compared to win xp 64 bit), I think we should start working towards
>> providing binaries.
> FYI some related and interesting infos:
> http://www.gaia-gis.it/gaia-sins/mingw64_how_to.html
Thanks Alex & others.
A couple of things:
1. would this be the right time to also upgrade lots of old libs?
2. are we sure MSVC is still the compiler of choice?
All the best.

Paolo Cavallini
See: http://www.faunalia.it/pc

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