“Hello World”- Greetings from 64Bit Wine

Dec 15, 2008

This year's release of version 1.0 of the free runtime environment Wine is a milestone in itself. Developer Maarten Lankhorst has set another (experimental) stepping stone by getting the first 64Bit Windows program to run.

Lankhorst tells of the "first ever" start of a Windows 64Bit program under Linux, even if it is just a "Hello World" application. His thanks go to Kai Tietz, who was responsible for the extensive changes in the GCC.

A few of the hacks are still far from the mainline, writes Lankhorst, and despite his compiling a repository, it will take a number of patches and some subversion to get it to run properly. His advice is to not even try an installation. Yet.

Related content

comments powered by Disqus

News

njobs Europe
What:
Where:
Country:
Njobs Netherlands Njobs Deutschland Njobs United Kingdom Njobs Italia Njobs France Njobs Espana Njobs Poland
Njobs Austria Njobs Denmark Njobs Belgium Njobs Czech Republic Njobs Mexico Njobs India Njobs Colombia