The cross compiler


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Cross compiler (Windows executable produced on a Linux plateform)

Install from synaptic of the cross compilation environment

Package g++-mingw-w64-i686 (GNU C++ compiler for MinGW-w64 targeting Win32)
Package g++-mingw-w64-x86-64 (GNU C++ compiler for MinGW-w64 targeting Win64).

Compiles your sources into an executable for Windows (32 bits or 64 bits. You can have both versions of the compiler) on a Linux plateform
On Ubuntu 18.04 64 bits this allowed both versions (32 and 64) of the same software to be happily produced.