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Re: [Mingw-users] Is --build-x86-64-pc-linux-gnu correct for building a Win32 DLL ?




> Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 22:39:03 +0200
> From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz@xxxxxxx>
> 
> The --build option says on what system was the compiler _built_.  By
> contrast, the --host option says what is the target of the code
> emitted by the compiler, and that is mingw32 in your case, which is
> what you want.

More accurately, --host is where the compiler is supposed to be run,
and --target is the system for which it produces the code.  Both of
these are mingw32 in your case, which is correct.  (The fact that your
host is a 64-bit Windows 10 is okay, since 64-bit Windows can run
32-bit programs.)

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