Re: [Gc] gc on NetBSD/sparc64

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at mail.ru
Wed Jun 2 22:20:37 PDT 2010


Hello!

To my opinion, this is not needed on gc72a4+ - I've removed GC_push_regs reference from that file (on 2009-11-10) since USE_ASM_PUSH_REGS is not defined for Sparc.

Wed, 2 Jun 2010 22:00:00 +0200 Thomas Klausner <wiz at NetBSD.org>:

> Hi!
>
> We've got the following bug report against gc-7.1 in pkgsrc.
> 
> Could you please add the patch?
> 
> Thanks,
>  Thomas
> 
> ----- Forwarded message from Chris Ross <cross+netbsd at distal.com> -----
> 
> Date: Wed, 2 Jun 2010 13:01:46 -0400
> From: Chris Ross <cross+netbsd at distal.com>
> To: pkgsrc-users at netbsd.org,
> 	NetBSD port-sparc64 mailing list <port-sparc64 at netbsd.org>
> Subject: devel/boehm-gc doesn't work on sparc64
> 
> 
>   patches patch-ab and patch-ae of devel/boehm affect the way it builds on sparcs, and sparc64s.  It appears that configure was adjusted to add netbsd sparc64 to the set of hosts that use the sparc_mach_dep.S assembly file, and the C code is #ifdef'd out in mach_dep.c
> 
>   However, the assembly in sparc_mach_dep.S defines GC_push_regs as a global symbol, but does not include that label.  If you build devel/boehm-gc on sparc64, it will succeed, but a "make test" will fail as follows:
> 
> 
> /bin/sh ./libtool --tag=CC --mode=link cc -fexceptions -I libatomic_ops/src -O2  -Wl,-R/usr/pkg/lib -o gctest  tests/test.o ./libgc.la  
> libtool: link: cc -fexceptions -Ilibatomic_ops/src -O2 -Wl,-R/usr/pkg/lib -o .libs/gctest tests/test.o  ./.libs/libgc.so -L/data/NetBSD/pkgsrc/devel/boehm-gc/work/.buildlink/lib -Wl,-rpath -Wl,/usr/pkg/lib
> ./.libs/libgc.so: undefined reference to `GC_push_regs'
> gmake: *** [gctest] Error 1
> *** Error code 2
> 
> 
>   Guided by looking at sparc_netbsd_mach_dep.s, I made the following patch to the sources, and rebuilt the library at this point, "make test" succeeds.
> 
>   Could this please be included?  Thank you.
> 
>                                         - Chris
> 
> 
> 
> ----- End forwarded message -----



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