[Gc] libgc on Mac OS X 10.4 and Darwin X/86

Allan Hsu allan at counterpop.net
Wed Jun 28 16:26:16 PDT 2006


Unfortunately, my test cases for that particular bug are built on top  
of Mono, which uses its own version of libgc. My test code is here:

http://bugs.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi?id=78628

	-Allan

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Allan Hsu <allan at counterpop dot net>
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On Jun 28, 2006, at 4:17 PM, Boehm, Hans wrote:

> I put Allan's patch into my 6.8 tree, and checked a modified (mostly
> reindented) version into the 7.0 CVS tree.  (The original patch  
> silently
> misapplies to 7.0, which I noticed by inspection.  I did not retest
> either, yet.)
>
> If other things are still broken under Darwin, especially if it's 7.0,
> it would be great to have a test case.  In the absence of one, there's
> not much I can do.
>
> Hans
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com
>> [mailto:gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com] On Behalf Of Allan Hsu
>> Sent: Thursday, June 22, 2006 3:57 PM
>> To: Andrew Stone
>> Cc: gc at napali.hpl.hp.com
>> Subject: Re: [Gc] libgc on Mac OS X 10.4 and Darwin X/86
>>
>> I forgot to mention in my last reply:
>>
>> You can build a universal binary that is compiled against the
>> 10.3 SDK for ppc and 10.4u SDK for i386. This would result in
>> a single binary that would work on 10.3+ for PPC and 10.4+
>> for i386. I haven't done this with libgc, but we (at imeem)
>> have done it with Mono (which includes an internal version of
>> libgc) and other pieces of code that use configure/make.
>>
>> -Allan
>>
>> --
>> Allan Hsu <allan at counterpop dot net>
>> 1E64 E20F 34D9 CBA7 1300  1457 AC37 CBBB 0E92 C779
>>
>>
>> On Jun 22, 2006, at 9:07 AM, Andrew Stone wrote:
>>
>>> Hans, Geoff, Jurg, Allan, Bruce et al mono,
>>>
>>> I was happily using libgc 6.5 built on Mac OS X 10.2 - until I saw
>>> Allan's recent patches and the Darwin/X86 port threads when
>> I realized
>>> it was time to upgrade. However, libgc6.7, although it builds on
>>> intel/ppc 10.4, just isn't working in our product PStill
>>> - I get hangs on both intel and ppc. So, I have a few questions for
>>> those experienced with gc on Mac OS X:
>>>
>>> 0. We need to be able to deploy to 10.3 and 10.4 Universal - has
>>> anyone gotten these working in all three configurations?
>>> 1. We just want a static lib to link against - how do I get
>> it NOT to
>>> build the dylibs?
>>> 2. How can I turn off thread support to see if that helps?
>>> 3. Any other hints for me?
>>>
>>> Thanks!
>>>
>>> Andrew
>>> andrew at stone.com - http://www.stone.com
>>>
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