[racket-dev] Debuging Racket in Windows X64

From: Antonio Menezes Leitao (antonio.menezes.leitao at ist.utl.pt)
Date: Tue Nov 29 19:10:04 EST 2011


While trying to build libmysterx using VisualStudio 2010 with
Debug configuration for x64 I got a linker error saying:

fatal error LNK1112: module machine type 'x64' conflicts with target
machine type 'X86'

The error seems related to the fact that the Debug configuration for
subproject myssink
uses /MACHINE:I386 as additional options to the linker, even when the
target machine
type says x64.  This can be seen in the file myssink.vcxproj:

  <ItemDefinitionGroup Condition="'$(Configuration)|$(Platform)'=='Debug|x64'">
      <AdditionalOptions>/MACHINE:I386 %(AdditionalOptions)</AdditionalOptions>

Changing the previous line to /MACHINE:X64 solves the problem for this
particular file but a quick search revealed that there are a few other project
files with the same configuration.  Is this the correct configuration? What
do you usually do when you need to debug Racket internals (particularly,


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