[Gc] gc6.8 hurd patch

Hans Boehm Hans.Boehm at hp.com
Thu Nov 16 21:35:14 PST 2006

Thanks.  I checked a variant of this into the 7.0 CVS tree.
Since I'm trying to move completely to 7.0, I will probably not
put the patch into the 6.X tree.


On Sat, 4 Nov 2006, Aleksey Demakov wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have a gc6.8 patch for Debian GNU/Hurd. It allows to built
> gc with pthreads support. I verified it with gctest only -- and
> it runs fine. I am not a Hurd expert, so there is a chance that
> I did something wrong.
> It uses SIGUSR1 and SIGUSR2 signals to stop and resume
> threads. Perhaps there is a better choice for this, I am not sure.
> For reference, I borrowed few lines from the Barry deFreese's
> patch that could be found here:
> https://alioth.debian.org/tracker/index.php?func=detail&aid=303272&group_id=30628&atid=410472
> Regards,
> Aleksey

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