[Gc] GC 6.6 on Solaris for Intel OK [Solaris for Intel?

Hans Boehm Hans.Boehm at hp.com
Sun May 7 09:57:20 PDT 2006

Could you try the current CVS version?  I believe it works on
Solaris/SPARC, and I see no reason it shouldn't work on X86, but I haven't
been able to try it.


On Sun, 7 May 2006, Lothar Scholz wrote:

> Hello Hans,
> Tuesday, April 11, 2006, 8:06:02 PM, you wrote:
> BH> Is that with thread support?
> BH> One of my current projects is to get gc7 up on Solaris/SPARC, among
> BH> others.  It's not quite done, but I think it's getting close.
> BH> I haven't been testing on Solaris/Intel.  But I did manage to greatly
> BH> reduce various platform differences in the process.  In particular, the
> BH> gc7 Solaris port uses the standard pthread support, not the lwp-based
> BH> hack from earlier versions.  And most of the assembly code has
> BH> disappeared.  I think so have some of the differences between
> BH> Solaris/SPARC and Solaris/Intel.
> Any idea when gc7 will be available.
> I have some customers who want to use on Solaris/Intel.
> I think useage has reached a critical mark.
> --
> Best regards,
>  Lothar Scholz                mailto:scholz at scriptolutions.com

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