[Gc] GC_get_bytes_since_gc locks

Boehm, Hans hans.boehm at hp.com
Wed Aug 24 22:15:55 PDT 2011

From: Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll [mailto:juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com] 

> It can be done, but this requires more autoconf magic and
> hardcoding library behavior. It also has the problem that
> GC_get_bytes_since_gc_inner() does not exist right now,
> neither in 7.1 nor in any of the 7.2alpha versions. There autoconf
> will detect that _inner does not exist and use the wrong function.

I gather that introducing a weak reference to the _inner() version,
and calling the original version if it wasn't found, is not an option?
I was thinking linker games instead of autconf, but that's admittedly
somewhat Linux specific.


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