[Gtk-sharp-list] 64bit Gtk# for windows

Jaroslav Šmíd dataman64bit at gmail.com
Fri Sep 19 08:06:30 EDT 2008

Mike Kestner wrote:
> On Tue, 2008-09-16 at 13:45 +0200, Jaroslav Šmíd wrote:
>> Ok, no one is interested, no one answered ... I made it alone. It wasn't
>> as tough as I thought it'd be. I took *-sharp.dll libraries from
>> ArchLinux and only compiled *glue.dll libraries against 64bit Gtk+
>> libraries using mingw-w64. 64bit Gtk libraries can be found at gtk
>> homepage, 64bit GtkSharp for windows can be found at
>> http://rapidshare.com/files/145727260/GtkSharp.zip.html (sorry, but I
>> didn't know where else to upload it). Feel free to use, redistribute,
>> repackage or whatever :-)
> The fact that nobody responded in under 24 hours doesn't quite equate to
> nobody being interested.  ;-)
> Thanks for providing that.  I'm interested to hear of any issues people
> might encounter running gtk-sharp on win64.  It has some interesting
> type sizing issues.  The way we've worked around some of them won't work
> if you just copy the dlls from a win32 build over to a win64
> installation, unfortunately.  It will be necessary to recompile the
> assemblies for win64, since we wanted to avoid creating a huge nest of
> duplicated pinvoke signatures and conditional execution of methods all
> over the binding.
> Note that the win64 platform is really the only platform this copying
> restriction applies to, because of their decision to break the LP64
> convention used on other 64 bit platforms.
> Mike
Gtk# (2.12 SVN) for Windows x64 is now available for download at 

Regards, Jaroslav Smid

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