[Gc] Parallel mark and thread local alloc

Emmanuel Stapf [ES] manus at eiffel.com
Fri Jan 13 10:59:11 PST 2006


Hi Hans,

Is this now included in the latest 7.0 snapshot?

Regards,
Manu 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com 
> [mailto:gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com] On Behalf Of Hans Boehm
> Sent: Thursday, September 16, 2004 4:09 PM
> To: Emmanuel Stapf [ES]
> Cc: gc at napali.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: Re: [Gc] Parallel mark and thread local alloc
> 
> That's not currently possible, since we don't currently use 
> the generic pthreads code on Solaris.  I'm planning on 
> forcing this to get fixed in 7.0 by making Solaris use the 
> standard code.
> 
> Hans
> 
> On Tue, 14 Sep 2004, Emmanuel Stapf [ES] wrote:
> 
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'd like to use PARALLEL_MARK and THREAD_LOCAL_ALLOC features with 
> > Solaris 8, but when I add those options it fails to compile 
> gc.a with the following errors:
> >
> > Undefined                       first referenced
> >  symbol                             in file
> > GC_local_malloc_atomic              tests/test.o
> > GC_atomic_add                       gc.a(mallocx.o)
> > GC_compare_and_exchange             gc.a(alloc.o)
> > GC_memory_barrier                   gc.a(mark.o)
> > GC_local_malloc                     tests/test.o
> > GC_acquire_mark_lock                gc.a(mark.o)
> > GC_release_mark_lock                gc.a(mark.o)
> > GC_wait_for_reclaim                 gc.a(alloc.o)
> > GC_mark_thread_local_free_lists     gc.a(mark_rts.o)
> > GC_wait_marker                      gc.a(mark.o)
> > GC_notify_all_marker                gc.a(mark.o)
> > GC_init_parallel                    gc.a(misc.o)
> > GC_notify_all_builder               gc.a(mallocx.o)
> >
> > The command line options are:
> >
> > -I./include -DATOMIC_UNCOLLECTABLE -DNO_SIGNALS 
> > -DNO_EXECUTE_PERMISSION -DSILENT -D_REENTRANT -DTHREAD_LOCAL_ALLOC 
> > -DGC_SOLARIS_THREADS -DPARALLEL_MARK -DGC_SOLARIS_PTHREADS
> >
> > Am I missing something?
> >
> > Also it says somewhere that if one wants to use 
> PARALLEL_MARK, one has 
> > to include `gc.h' all the time before accessing any routine of the 
> > thread library. Is this still the case? And a final 
> question, it looks 
> > that to use PARALLEL_MARK on Solaris, one has to use the pthread 
> > implementation and not the native thread library, is it correct?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Manu
> >
> > 
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