[Gc] Boehm-Weiser GC on OpenBSD

Christian Thalinger twisti at complang.tuwien.ac.at
Wed Jul 27 12:41:51 PDT 2005


On Tue, 2005-03-15 at 11:24 -0800, Boehm, Hans wrote:
> This is a common place for the collector to fail in the event of
> configuration problems.  It found an entry on the mark stack
> describing a memory region that doesn't exist.  Typically that's
> because it thinks there's a stack or static data in a memory
> region that is in fact unmapped, or at least not readable.
> 
> You want to find out what the value of "limit" is when it fails,
> and compare that to the output of GC_dump() called at about that
> point.  The value of GC_stackbottom and the current stack pointer
> are probably also of interest.
> 
> I can't test on OpenBSD, so it's quite possible for that port to
> get behind.

Are there any news? As i would need boehm on openbsd too.

TWISTI



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