[Gc] There should be a library major bump of gc library due to now having several GC_xyz "hidden" functions

Paulo César Pereira de Andrade paulo.cesar.pereira.de.andrade at gmail.com
Sat May 26 11:22:11 PDT 2012

  I understand that those functions are in gc_priv.h, but at least
ecl became broken in Fedora 17 and rawhide due to the new GC_INNER
that causes those functions to have

  I made a Fedora RFE for gc, adding a new patch, at
where the patch changes GC_INNER to __attribute__((deprecated))

  A side effect is that during the gc package build, there will
be several warnings about it calling deprecated functions.

  This of course will not magically make things work, but with a
library major bump at some point it would make it easier to have
two libraries cohexisting, and in the meantime, people would be
warned about the functions being "deprecated".


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