[Gc] RE: Switch boehm-gc 6.x to pthreads on Solaris 2

Boehm, Hans hans.boehm at hp.com
Tue Jun 19 12:56:17 PDT 2007


I don't think I'm planning on another 6.x release, except perhaps a very
minor one with small accumulated bug fixes currently in my tree.

I think the 7.0 tree is generally in pretty good shape.  I'm still
tracking down an intermittent failure on win64 with thread local
allocation, but that's certainly beyond anything the 6.x tree would


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rainer Orth [mailto:ro at techfak.uni-bielefeld.de] 
> Sent: Tuesday, June 19, 2007 12:09 PM
> To: Boehm, Hans
> Cc: gc at napali.hpl.hp.com
> Subject: FYI: Switch boehm-gc 6.x to pthreads on Solaris 2
> Hans,
> just in case there will be another boehm-gc release in the 
> 6.x series, I've finally cleaned up my hacky patch to switch 
> from Solaris/UI threads to pthreads on Solaris 2:
> 	https://gcc.gnu.org/ml/java-patches/2007-q2/msg00304.html
> The patch will be in gcc 4.2 and 4.3 (and eventually 4.1, too).
> Regards.
> 	Rainer
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> ---------------
> Rainer Orth, Faculty of Technology, Bielefeld University

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