Cross Compiling for x86_64 on x86

Erik Trimble Erik.Trimble at Sun.COM
Mon Dec 7 06:46:09 UTC 2009

Deepak Mathews wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying to cross compile for x86 64 bit from a x86 32 bit host 
> machine.
> I am facing a lot of issues in this regard.
> Has anyone been able to successfully do this.
> Why is the target being linked against which is in the 
> ALT_BOOTDIR on the host system. 
> Even if i fix that issue by copying from a 64bit JDK, an 
> adlc utility is run during the compilation, which is of 64 bit, so 
> cannot be executed on the host machine.
> Thanks.
> Deepak
First off, which platform?  Windows? Linux? Solaris?

Frankly, I don't think we've ever tried doing Windows 64-bit on a 32-bit 
platform, and I can't imagine it would really be easy at all.

Erik Trimble
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