[Gc] RE: ucontext.h deprecation in MacOS 10.6 (was: Compiling gc with gcc-4.2.1)

Boehm, Hans hans.boehm at hp.com
Wed Sep 2 17:04:35 PDT 2009


 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll 
> [mailto:juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com] 
> Sent: Tuesday, September 01, 2009 2:35 PM
> To: Boehm, Hans
> Cc: gc at linux.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: Re: [Gc] RE: ucontext.h deprecation in MacOS 10.6 
> (was: Compiling gc with gcc-4.2.1)
> 
> On Tue, Sep 1, 2009 at 8:25 PM, Boehm, Hans<hans.boehm at hp.com> wrote:
> >>
> > Looking back at the CVS history, NO_GETCONTEXT was 
> introduced after 7.1.
> > You'll need the CVS version or 7.2alpha2 for the patch to 
> make sense.
> 
> I know this is perhaps stupid to ask, but it seems that a lot 
> of platforms now require 7.2alpha. Isn't it time to make a release?
> 
> At least one port of ECL was broken right now because of 
> using the latest stable release, and now it seems another one 
> (OS X) or two (OSX
> + FreeBSD) more will get broken.
> 
> Juanjo
> 
Agreed.  100%

It's just a matter of getting sufficiently caught up.  As I recall, there are still some important patches from my 7.2alpha2 "release" that really need to be applied to get the right things in the tar file.

Hans


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