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

Ivan Maidanski ivmai at mail.ru
Sat Dec 7 01:12:55 PST 2013


Hi Anurag, 

We don't have a strict release schedule but I think we'll prepare 7.4.2 release in mid-February. 

Regards, 
Ivan

Thursday,  5 December 2013, 18:55 +05:30 from Anurag Gupta <anurag at linux.vnet.ibm.com>:
> 
> 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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