Re[2]: [Gc] Should libatomic_ops be inside bdwgc?

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at mail.ru
Thu Aug 11 10:35:23 PDT 2011


Hi Petter,

Thanks. Just merged. (I think you've already received a notification).

Regards.

10 08 2011, 21:57 Petter Urkedal <urkedal at nbi.dk>:
> On 2011-08-10, Ivan Maidanski wrote:
> > Hi Hans and Petter,
> >
> > I have moved libatomic_ops out of bdwgc repo recently.
> > So, if you want to compile bdwgc, you need to have libatomic_ops repo inside bdwgc's one.
> > The question is for the future - whether to have libatomic_ops in bdwgc release tar-ball or not?
> 
> (For what it's worth, Fedora, Red Hat, Ubuntu and Gentoo ship
> libatomic_ops as a separate package (-devel only).  Is the API
> reasonably stable and independent of libgc?  Does it make sense to have
> a different release schedule for the two?)
> 
> > Hans -
> > What do you think which distribution variant should be best (at least for gc72)?
> > In other words, do we still need "EXTRA_DIST += libatomic_ops"?
> > I see only that we shouldn't disable bdwgc configure & make with no libatomic_ops installation.
> >
> > Petter -
> > 1. Based on the answer from Hans, could you prepare the relevant patch for the scripts (including any other things you think need adjusting, if any)? Thanks.
> 
> Sure.
> 
> > 2. The problem really in libatomic_ops itself (that is, I did "make distcheck" in it with the same result).
> 
> Just sent you a pull request for this.
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