Re: [Gc] FW: GC: Time for GC final release?

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at
Thu Jul 1 23:18:32 PDT 2010

Fri, 2 Jul 2010 00:13:47 +0000 "Boehm, Hans" <hans.boehm at>:

> > From: Ivan Maidanski [mailto:ivmai at] 
> > My original post (detected as spam):
> > Hello!
> > Hans -
> > There's little GC commit activity lately. May be, it's already the time to produce a final release. What do you think?
> I agree that we should make a 7.2 release.  The most major problem I remember are the pthread cancellation issues.  And those appear to reach deeper than just the garbage collector.

Any ideas how to solve? (As I recall previous solution had a drawback -

>  Can you think of anything else urgent that we've dropped?

Could you list these ones?

> If you want to go ahead and do that, we should be careful to tag the CVS tree correctly.  I think we neglected to do that at the last alpha release, though it's probably still possible to fix that.

No, I don't mind waiting (it would be nice solve that cancellation issues in the final release).

> Hans

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