Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Win64 build support
From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 11 Mar 2009 09:18:42 -0700
You should now, along with updating SVN. I just checked in a change to use
WIRESHARK_TARGET_PLATFORM (note the fixed spelling) instead of PLATFORM.

Config.nmake sets CPU according to WIRESHARK_TARGET_PLATFORM. You shouldn't have
to set it yourself.

Brian Daniel wrote:
> Yep, turns out I need to keep my setting: Platform=BPC
> Should I use WIRESHRK_TARGET_PLATFORM=win64 ??
> For now, I'll try to temporarily change to Platform=win32 or win64 each
> time I launch the cmd.exe
>  
> Also, what CPU= should I put for my Intel Core2 Quad Q6600?
> x86 is a solution for a very old Intel CPU.
> Many Thanks,
> Brian
> On Tue, Mar 10, 2009 at 8:26 PM, Guy Harris <[email protected]
> <mailto:[email protected]>> wrote:
> 
> 
>     On Mar 10, 2009, at 5:08 PM, Gerald Combs wrote:
> 
>     > Should we use something more Wireshark-specific, e.g.
>     > WIRESHRK_TARGET_PLATFORM
>     > instead?
> 
>     That might work better.  When Googling for information about this I
>     found at least a couple of instances of some annoying bit of software
>     insisting on setting the PLATFORM environment variable to some silly
>     string such as BPC or HPC and breaking MSVC++ builds, so if we can
>     avoid depending on PLATFORM at all, that might at least keep us from
>     getting hosed by those programs.
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