[Gc] Re: gc and win64

NightStrike nightstrike at gmail.com
Fri Jul 10 09:02:27 PDT 2009


2009/7/10 Ivan Maidanski <ivmai at mail.ru>:
> Hi!
>
> NightStrike <nightstrike at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ivan,
>>
>> Is it too soon to ping again about getting boehm and win64 to play
>> perfectly together, and get it all back into the gcc tree?
>>
>
> 1. boehm and win64 are playing perfectly together at present (since _M_IX86 bug has been fixed in mingw-w64) except for building script (but you have a patched working copy of it, right?).

Even with the _DLL thing?  Did you decide how you want to proceed on it?

> 2. nobody seems to work on merging the gcj boehm-gc (derived from v6.6) and the current gc version (although, as I see, only thread registering needs to be updated in gcj (for win target)).
>
> 3. related to GCJ, I think it's better to send feature requests and patches to their mailing list.
>
> 4. the patches posted here by you and the others recently are still pending...

I was under the impression that my patch was undesirable, and you had
a better solution.  What do we need to do to get something in there
that makes it all work OOTB?


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