Re[2]: [Gc] status of libatomic_ops

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at mail.ru
Fri Jul 24 10:25:32 PDT 2009


Hi!

"Boehm, Hans" <hans.boehm at hp.com> wrote:
> That's still the plan.
> 
> However the intent is to have the libatomic_ops subdirectory in the bdwgc distribution separately buildable, and to have the GC distribution continue to build against a separate libatomic_ops if available.  Thus hopefully the impact on distributions should be minimal.
> 
> I really only did this because it simplified the source tree maintenance issues for me.

BTW, the name "libatomic_ops-1.2" in the CVS is somewhat misleading - it's not v1.2 already. Should the ver suffix be stripped in CVS (fixing the scripts)?

> 
> Hans
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com 
> > [mailto:gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com] On Behalf Of Dan HorАk
> > Sent: Friday, July 24, 2009 1:46 AM
> > To: GC Mailing List
> > Subject: [Gc] status of libatomic_ops
> > 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I would like to ask about the status of libatomic_ops. The 
> > original home page 
> > (http://www.hpl.hp.com/research/linux/atomic_ops/) talks 
> > about the intention to merge libatomic_ops with the bdwgc 
> > library and doing only releases of bdwgc. So I would like to 
> > know if the plan is still valid, my motivation are the 
> > packaging issues it can cause in Linux distributions, because 
> > they are now carrying libatomic_ops as a standalone package.
> > 
> > 
> > 	Thanks
> > 		Dan Horak
> > 
> > --
> > Fedora and Red Hat package maintainer
> > Fedora/s390x developer

Bye.


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