[Gc] RE: mac os x problems with 6.2 but not 6.1

Boehm, Hans hans_boehm@hp.com
Mon, 1 Dec 2003 16:41:41 -0800


It would probably also be useful to check that the problem still exists under
6.3alpha2.  I think there have been several relevant patches since 6.2.

Hans

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark DePristo [mailto:mdepristo@cryst.bioc.cam.ac.uk]
> Sent: Friday, November 28, 2003 8:24 AM
> To: gc@napali.hpl.hp.com
> Cc: Hans Boehm; Paul I.W.de Bakker
> Subject: mac os x problems with 6.2 but not 6.1
> 
> 
> Hi everyone,
> 
> We are having problems with GC 6.2 under mac os x.  The version 6.1 
> works fine, but we always get a seg fault when running under 6.2.  GC 
> is configured with the following command:
> 
> ./configure --prefix=`pwd` --disable-shared
> 
> for both 6.1 and 6.2.  6.2 appears to be collecting used 
> memory before 
> it is actually free.  Has anyone seen this?  Any suggestion as to its 
> cause and/or workaround?  It occurs under both Jaguar and Panther, on 
> both G4 and G5 systems.
> 
> Mark
>