C++ compilers on Linux supporting 64bit architecture?

Jonathan Dieter jdieter at gmail.com
Sat Sep 1 15:59:17 UTC 2007

On Sat, 2007-09-01 at 13:49 +0200, Bo Berglund wrote:
> Yes, I understand that in 64bit Linux you would be able to compile for
> the 64bit platform....
> But our development machines are mostly (95%) Windows 32bit systems
> and I had in mind to use VirtualPC in order to have the developers
> running Linux on their own Windows machines for compiles etc.
> Then we would use a single hardware Linux machine for actual testing.
> Unfortunately VirtualPC2007 does not support loading anything else
> than 32 bit operating systems into a virtual machine, so we are left
> with that. We use VPC2007 a lot for testing purposes, so we are
> comfortable with that system except for the 64bit support (or lack
> thereof).

Have you looked at qemu at all?  Check out:

It should be able to run a 64-bit virtual system under Windows... and
it's completely free (in all ways).

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