[Gc] Re: One more Bug for the latest release: gc-7.1alpha3-080224.tar.gz

Hans Boehm Hans.Boehm at hp.com
Thu Feb 28 13:55:05 PST 2008

This fails in your code, not the GC tests?

The collector explicitly avoids defining GC_pthread_sigmask on Darwin.
I suspect it does so because an earlier version didn't define 

It might be possible to work around this by always defining 
GC_pthread_sigmask, but having it fail if the underlying OS does not 
support pthread_sigmask.  But I think that requires a patch from a Darwin 


On Tue, 26 Feb 2008, Lothar Scholz wrote:

> Hello Hans,
> HB> I checked in a somewhat more elaborate fix, since I think this
> HB> problem also arose in some slightly different contexts.  I made available an updated snapshot at
> HB> https://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Hans_Boehm/gc/gc_source/gc-7.1alpha3-080224.tar.gz
> HB> I believe all differences between the two snapshots are Windows-specific.
> Okay i tried this file.
> Haven't checked on windows yet, but on MacOSX 10.4 Intel i get an error.
> Compilation is fine but when i link against a program i get an undefined
> symbol error for  "_GC_pthread_sigmask".
> --
> Best regards,
> Lothar Scholz                mailto:scholz at scriptolutions.com

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