Under Cygwin, you can install the 64 bit mingw version of GCC, but you don't get the gnu multiprecision library for free with it, you'll much rather have to compile it from source. I ran into a bit of trouble here: It will not suffice to tell the configuration script about the new compiler, there are now mingw-64 versions of all relevant binaries that should be used instead. Basically, you go like
I am not sure if all of these are needed, but it won't hurt either. After that, you should
tar -xjf gmp-5.0.4.tar.bz2 cd gmp-5.0.4 ./configure \ AR=x86_64-w64-mingw32-ar \ AS=x86_64-w64-mingw32-as \ DLLTOOL=x86_64-w64-mingw32-dlltool \ DLLWRAP=x86_64-w64-mingw32-dllwrap \ CC=x86_64-w64-mingw32-gcc-4.5.3 \ NM=x86_64-w64-mingw32-nm \ LD=x86_64-w64-mingw32-ld \ OBJDUMP=x86_64-w64-mingw32-objdump \ RANLIB=x86_64-w64-mingw32-ranlib \ STRIP=x86_64-w64-mingw32-strip
the whole thing. Worked perfectly for me, so now I can link with
make && make check
.libsand native 64 bit bignum action ensues!