Re[9]: [Gc]: libatomic_ops: time to alpha release?

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at
Sun Oct 18 11:37:40 PDT 2009

Andreas Tobler <andreast-list at> wrote:
> Hi!
> Ivan Maidanski wrote:
> >> Did we resolve the MacOS issue?  It looks like a recent change
> >> could have affected this.  Maybe it was just slightly out of date?
> >> Otherwise the output of nm | grep GC_fail_count on the two files
> >> might be interesting.  The version in allchblk.c is declared
> >> extern, so I also don't see the problem.
> >> 
> >> Hans
> > 
> > This recent change was made on Oct 1, and it's unclear whether the
> > buildbot automatically fetches the latest CVS or the source is
> > manually supplied. i don't think it' a bug in the compiler but I've
> > prepared the patch to make GC_fail_count declaration in the old style
> > (it's a bit ugly and I don't want to apply it unless it really solves
> > the problem). The patch is attached.
> For the record. I mentioned this failure on the 1st of October to you 
> Ivan with included patch. Ivan immediately fixed the issue and I resynced.
> Here I run MacOS-X 10.5.8 on a core 2 duo.
> Just synced again and both, the 32-bit and the 64-bit target compile and 
> test run fine.
> Andreas

Andreas, could you re-sync and make check again (either for 32 or 64-bit target)? (I have been manipulating with "extern" a bit today.)


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