[Gc] gc-7.2alpha6 and Mac OS X Lion

Hans Aberg haberg-1 at telia.com
Wed Jan 4 12:05:32 PST 2012

FYI, I verified that the git clone works with /usr/bin/gcc -> llvm-gcc-4.2 on the platform.


On 4 Jan 2012, at 20:06, Ivan Maidanski wrote:

> Hi Frank, 
> We've added workaround for this gcc bug sometime ago (but after 7.2a6 released). For now, please use bdwgc+libatomic_ops snapshots from release (or master) branch.
> Regards.
> 04 01 2012, 13:43 Hans Aberg <haberg-1 at telia.com>:
>> On 4 Jan 2012, at 02:55, Frank Pfenning wrote:
>>> It seems that the latest(?) distribution gc-7.2alpha6
>>> does not compile under Mac OS X Lion (Darwin 11.2),
>>> failing in A0_test_and_set_full in file x86_64.h
>>> Is there an update, or plans for an update?
>> Try the instructions here, and report back here:
>>  https://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/Hans_Boehm/gc/#where
>> I just compiled it, but used gcc 4.6.2, it seems. So one workaround is to take down this compiler, which compiles using the gcc on the platform, llvm-gcc-4.2.
>> Hans

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