BZ on Windows ARM processors?

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BZ on Windows ARM processors?

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I'm thinking of getting one of the new Snapdragon ARM processor Windows machines.

Will BZ run on it?
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I don't know if anyone has ever tried.
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To answer my own question - I fired up a Windows ARM vm and installed BZ - it worked.
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I originally wondered if it would need to be compiled for the ARM architecture, but reading your post made me think of emulation being quite likely. Most windows apps are x86 and not being able to run/use them would be problematic, thus it makes sense for some form of emulation to exist for compatibility. (Later confirmed by a quick web search.)
Still, I don't know how well BZ runs under emulation or how much better or worst an ARM specific compile [for Windows] will work.

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