[Gc] Re: [Fwd: [PATCH] Fix boehm-gc build on Cygwin]

Dave Korn dave.korn.cygwin at googlemail.com
Sun May 17 05:12:47 PDT 2009

Ivan Maidanski wrote:
> Hi!

  Hi upstream!

> Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com> wrote:
>> OK to commit?
>> Andrew.
> Dave Korn <dave.korn.cygwin at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Boehm-gc doesn't currently build correctly on Cygwin; it's ok for objc,
>> but libjava wants to use an interface that isn't currently fully
>> implemented:
>> ../boehm-gc/.libs/libgcjgc_convenience.a(misc.o): In function
>> `GC_init_inner': /gnu/gcc/gcc/boehm-gc/misc.c:680: undefined reference to
>>  `_GC_get_thread_stack_base' collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
>> make[3]: *** [libgcj.la] Error 1
> What's GC version? I guess prior to 6.8 (GC_get_thread_stack_base is not
> used at present).

  Yes, it's the version in-tree in GCC.  I took a look at the cvsweb at
sourceforge (bdwgc) and it looked to me like the function had been eliminated
on your HEAD which is why I only sent it to gcc lists.

> Not sure for CVS version but with my pending patches, it could be built for
> Cygwin and works 

  Andrew, I'd much rather add this trivial patch to our in-tree version than
think about importing a new version and disturbing every target under the sun,
can we just fix it locally?


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