[Gc] Support for OpenBSD i386/amd64?

Boehm, Hans hans.boehm at hp.com
Wed Feb 20 11:42:17 PST 2008

As far as I can tell, there is indeeed no OpenBSD threads port.  Assuming OpenBSD has a solid thread library that's based on one of the other BSD or Linux ones,  I would expect that this wouldn't be terribly hard to fix.  But it does require a volunteer.


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> Subject: [Gc] Support for OpenBSD i386/amd64?
> Hello,
> I tried to configure it on OpenBSD with pthreads but i get
> the message that "Pthreads not supported by the GC on this platform"?
> So will the collector really not work. I see there is a
> "boehm-gc-6.2p1.tgz" version in the OpenBSD port system.
> Or is this simply compiled without any thread support?
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>  Lothar Scholz              mailto:scholz at scriptolutions.com
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