[Gc] Re: Require support for LIBGC package on PowerPC64 Little Endian system

Anurag Gupta anurag at linux.vnet.ibm.com
Thu Dec 5 05:25:21 PST 2013


Hi Ivan,

Thanks for the response.
Can you let me know when is the next release scheduled for libgc?

Regards,
Anurag

On Thu, 2013-12-05 at 10:20 +0400, Ivan Maidanski wrote: 
> Hi Anurag,
> 
> If it doesn't break existing systems support, I'll use it next release (7.4.2).
> 
> Thanks
> 
> Regards, 
> Ivan
> 
> 
> Wed,  4 December 2013, 20:20 +05:30 from Anurag Gupta <anurag at linux.vnet.ibm.com>:
> > 
> > Hi Ivan,
> > 
> > I got your contact information from Hans, as he mentioned that you are
> > responsible for maintaining package LIBGC. If it's not the case, then
> > please guide me to the appropriate person.
> > 
> > We are in the process of adding support for Little Endian architecture
> > for IBM Power PC (ppc64le). For this we want to have "LIBGC" package
> > containing support for this architecture.
> > 
> > After looking into the release tarball, I couldn't find ppc64le related
> > changes in configure/libtool.m4 files.
> > 
> > For this, can you use latest libtool and then autoconf your build
> > tree to create configure script(and other files) with ppc64le support.
> > But in this case, since latest official libtool release doesn't contain
> > changes for ppc64le and official release is expected by end of year, we
> > have worked with libtool maintainer to get alpha release that has all
> > the needed bits to support building on ppc64le.
> > 
> > Until then, can we request you to spin off a new version of your pkg
> > using the alpha libtool release (links below) for distros to pick up
> > 
> > You can pick up the alpha release from either of the below :
> > 
> > ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/libtool/libtool-2.4.2.418.tar.gz (1.6MB)
> > ftp://alpha.gnu.org/gnu/libtool/libtool-2.4.2.418.tar.xz (920KB)
> > 
> > Appreciate you quick response on this.
> > 
> > Thanks!
> > 
> > Regards,
> > Anurag




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