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Discuss 32-bit vs 64-bit Windows build host

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@@ -33,6 +33,12 @@ Download required tools
Some of this will be automated later, but for now you must download the following
required tools. Don't install them; see below for that.
+All these instructions assume you're on a 64-bit windows install. If you're on 32-bit, don't
+bother downloading the 64-bit installers and omit all steps that refer to them. These instructions
+and scripts are NOT TESTED on 32-bit windows, only on 64-bit Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2.
* ActiveState TCL x64 and x86 from
* ActiveState Perl x86 and x64 from
@@ -61,6 +67,10 @@ them and wait, but it won't work with all installers.
You will need to adjust the file names to reflect the exact files you downloaded.
+If you're on a 32-bit platform, omit the lines for 64-bit programs and for Perl, use
+PERL_PATH=Yes PERL_EXT=Yes for the 32-bit version since you aren't installing the 64-bit
start /wait mingw-get-inst-20120426.exe /silent
c:\MinGW\bin\mingw-get.exe install msys-flex msys-bison g++ gdb mingw32-make msys-base
start /wait msiexec /i 7z920-x64.msi /qb /passive /norestart

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