[Gc] status of libatomic_ops
hans.boehm at hp.com
Fri Jul 24 09:59:59 PDT 2009
That's still the plan.
However the intent is to have the libatomic_ops subdirectory in the bdwgc distribution separately buildable, and to have the GC distribution continue to build against a separate libatomic_ops if available. Thus hopefully the impact on distributions should be minimal.
I really only did this because it simplified the source tree maintenance issues for me.
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> [mailto:gc-bounces at napali.hpl.hp.com] On Behalf Of Dan Horák
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> Hi all,
> I would like to ask about the status of libatomic_ops. The
> original home page
> (https://www.hpl.hp.com/research/linux/atomic_ops/) talks
> about the intention to merge libatomic_ops with the bdwgc
> library and doing only releases of bdwgc. So I would like to
> know if the plan is still valid, my motivation are the
> packaging issues it can cause in Linux distributions, because
> they are now carrying libatomic_ops as a standalone package.
> Dan Horak
> Fedora and Red Hat package maintainer
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