[Gc] gc-7.2alpha6 and Mac OS X Lion

Frank Pfenning fp at cs.cmu.edu
Wed Jan 4 12:13:20 PST 2012


Thanks a lot for the quick replies!  I'll try it out as soon as I
can get access to a Lion machine again and let you know
how it works for me.  - Frank

On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 3:05 PM, Hans Aberg <haberg-1 at telia.com> wrote:

> FYI, I verified that the git clone works with /usr/bin/gcc -> llvm-gcc-4.2
> on the platform.
>
> Hans
>
>
> On 4 Jan 2012, at 20:06, Ivan Maidanski wrote:
>
> > Hi Frank,
> >
> > We've added workaround for this gcc bug sometime ago (but after 7.2a6
> released). For now, please use bdwgc+libatomic_ops snapshots from release
> (or master) branch.
> >
> > Regards.
> >
> > 04 01 2012, 13:43 Hans Aberg <haberg-1 at telia.com>:
> >> On 4 Jan 2012, at 02:55, Frank Pfenning wrote:
> >>
> >>> It seems that the latest(?) distribution gc-7.2alpha6
> >>> does not compile under Mac OS X Lion (Darwin 11.2),
> >>> failing in A0_test_and_set_full in file x86_64.h
> >>>
> >>> Is there an update, or plans for an update?
> >>
> >> Try the instructions here, and report back here:
> >>  http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Hans_Boehm/gc/#where
> >>
> >> I just compiled it, but used gcc 4.6.2, it seems. So one workaround is
> to take down this compiler, which compiles using the gcc on the platform,
> llvm-gcc-4.2.
> >>
> >> Hans
>
>
>
>
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