[erlang-questions] Status of Windows platform support in Erlang/OTP

Mikael Pettersson <>
Sat Jun 25 11:35:58 CEST 2011


Jani Hakala writes:
 > Amy Lear <> writes:
 > 
 > > Has anything happened since then as far as efforts to be able to fully
 > > compile Erlang using mingw? The mingw/msys environment does provide a
 > > working shell and the ability to run configure scripts, etc, without
 > > bringing the whole cygwin cavalcade to the party.  
 > >
 > One of the problems is that mingw32 header files lack definitions for
 > GetLogicalProcessorInformation, GetLogicalProcessorInformationEx, and
 > structures related to those two functions. 

The mingw-w64 headers include those definitions.

A work I've ditched the old mingw32 stuff and now build both 32 and
64-bit mingw GCCs with the mingw-w64 headers and libraries.



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