[Gc] sun solaris and C++ bug

Boehm, Hans hans.boehm at hp.com
Wed Feb 1 17:05:43 PST 2006


Another attempt at working through my mail backlog ...

If you build the collector with "configure; make", you can run the test
with the GNU standard "make check".

"make test" works only with the distributed Makefile, a.k.a.
Makefile.direct.

Hans


> -----Original Message-----
> From: gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com 
> [mailto:gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com] On Behalf Of Sean Middleditch
> Sent: Monday, January 23, 2006 8:11 AM
> To: gc at napali.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: RE: [Gc] sun solaris and C++ bug
> 
> 
> On Fri, 2006-01-20 at 22:56 +0000, "Boehm, Hans"  wrote:
> > Thanks.
> > 
> > This is partially, but not completely, fixed in my version. 
>  I expect 
> > the best workaround is to remove the entire
> > 
> > #if defined(sparc) ...
> > 
> > block including the offending code from gc.h.  The comment 
> states that 
> > this works around a Solaris 2.4 bug, which probably just isn't that 
> > interesting anymore.  Let me know whether you run into any problems 
> > with that approach.
> 
> I just removed the call to GC_INIT for sparc/solaris in my 
> application. Unfortunately, the program now crashes with 
> SIGBUS errors, which doesn't happen on any other 
> OS/architecture combination I've tried.  (Linux/x86, 
> Linux/POWER, Solaris/x86.  Going to test Linux/sparc and 
> Linux/x86-64 later today.)  I'm not positive yet that it's 
> not my code, but it does seem like a GC issue.
> 
> Is there any kind of comprehensive test utility to run with 
> the GC to ensure it works correctly on a given 
> platform/architecture?  I tried 'make' test in the gc6.6 
> distribution, but got the following errors (again, Solaris 9 
> on sparc): bash-2.05$ make test gcc -DPACKAGE_NAME=\"gc\" 
> -DPACKAGE_TARNAME=\"gc\" -DPACKAGE_VERSION= \"6.6\" 
> -DPACKAGE_STRING=\"gc\ 6.6\" -DPACKAGE_BUGREPORT= 
> \"Hans.Boehm at hp.com\" -DGC_VERSION_MAJOR=6 
> -DGC_VERSION_MINOR=6 -DPACKAGE=\"gc\" -DVERSION=\"6.6\" 
> -DGC_SOLARIS_THREADS=1 -DGC_SOLARIS_PTHREADS=1 
> -DSTDC_HEADERS=1 -DHAVE_SYS_TYPES_H=1 -DHAVE_SYS_STAT_H=1 
> -DHAVE_STDLIB_H=1 -DHAVE_STRING_H=1 -DHAVE_MEMORY_H=1 
> -DHAVE_STRINGS_H=1 -DHAVE_INTTYPES_H=1 -DHAVE_UNISTD_H=1 
> -DHAVE_DLFCN_H=1 -DSILENT=1 -DNO_SIGNALS=1 
> -DNO_EXECUTE_PERMISSION=1 -DALL_INTERIOR_POINTERS=1 
> -DJAVA_FINALIZATION=1 -DGC_GCJ_SUPPORT=1 -DATOMIC_UNCOLLECTABLE=1  -I.
> -I. -I./include   -fexceptions -g -O2 -c ./tests/test.c
> gcc   test.o   -o test
> Undefined                       first referenced
>  symbol                             in file
> GC_calloc_explicitly_typed          test.o
> GC_free                             test.o
> GC_arrays                           test.o
> GC_pthread_create                   test.o
> GC_malloc_explicitly_typed          test.o
> GC_is_visible                       test.o
> GC_malloc_stubborn                  test.o
> GC_is_valid_displacement_print_proc test.o
> GC_register_displacement            test.o
> GC_collect_a_little                 test.o
> GC_allocate_ml                      test.o
> GC_set_warn_proc                    test.o
> GC_register_finalizer               test.o
> GC_get_heap_size                    test.o
> GC_init_gcj_malloc                  test.o
> GC_least_plausible_heap_addr        test.o
> GC_malloc_uncollectable             test.o
> GC_realloc                          test.o
> GC_general_register_disappearing_link test.o
> GC_same_obj                         test.o
> GC_pthread_join                     test.o
> GC_greatest_plausible_heap_addr     test.o
> GC_end_stubborn_change              test.o
> GC_make_descriptor                  test.o
> GC_invoke_finalizers                test.o
> GC_is_valid_displacement            test.o
> GC_mark_and_push                    test.o
> GC_base                             test.o
> GC_gcj_malloc                       test.o
> GC_noop                             test.o
> GC_malloc                           test.o
> GC_size                             test.o
> GC_gc_no                            test.o
> GC_printf                           test.o
> GC_debug_header_size                test.o
> GC_memalign                         test.o
> GC_unregister_disappearing_link     test.o
> GC_gcollect                         test.o
> GC_abort                            test.o
> GC_gcj_fast_malloc                  test.o
> GC_malloc_many                      test.o
> GC_is_visible_print_proc            test.o
> ld: fatal: Symbol referencing errors. No output written to test
> collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> make: *** [test] Error 1
> 
> (As before, CC me on replies.)
> -- 
> Sean Middleditch <smiddle at twp.ypsilanti.mi.us>
> Charter Township of Ypsilanti
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