darwin threads on boehm-gc was Re: Status page
Wed Feb 12 14:27:00 GMT 2003
Andreas Tobler writes:
> Boehm, Hans wrote:
> > It looks like gcj is built with thread support, but the gc is built without.
Aha! Much is explained!
> > I forgot about this particular failure mode. Basically it's
> > crashing because the allocator finds itself running on a
> > different stack from the one it's expecting. It's not surprising
> > that that would happen in this configuration.
> > This build looks extremely unhealthy, in spite of the mixed test
> > results. The tests pass only because they're mostly
> > single-threaded and don't garbage-collect.
> Ok, then the result should be, as read on gc-mail list, give OSX the
> thread support?
> We could at least say from 10.2.3 up ?
You might be pleased to learn that Mac OS X, Version 10.2, just dropped
into my mailbox.
I presume that there will be a bunch of other software/upgrades/etc
required before I can try building gcc. I'd be grateful if you could
let me know what I'll need.
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