[tex-live] 64 bits version of TeX Live on Windows

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Fri Jun 10 16:02:36 CEST 2016

Dear Mojca,

> I would also be in favour of adding them, but Karl is afraid of the
> added complexity with not that much "added value" (properly supporting
> 64-bit Windows also means providing 64-bit perl, ghostscript etc.,
> doubling the space required for all those binaries and properly
> deciding whether the Windows in 32-bit or 64-bit, ...).

I prefer not to include 64bit binaries for windows in TeX Live,
because it introduces unnecessary complexities, and WOW64 is great.
I assume that the present TLW64 is enough for interested 64bit users.


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