[m-rev.] Upgrade Boehm GC to 7.6.0

Paul Bone paul at bone.id.au
Thu Sep 22 09:17:03 AEST 2016

On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 09:59:05PM +1000, Julien Fischer wrote:
> On Wed, 21 Sep 2016, Paul Bone wrote:
> >On Wed, Sep 21, 2016 at 09:29:14AM +1000, Julien Fischer wrote:
> >>
> >>Hi,
> >>
> >>On Tue, 20 Sep 2016, Zoltan Somogyi wrote:
> >>
> >>>On Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:02:16 +1000 (AEST), Julien Fischer <jfischer at opturion.com> wrote:
> >>>>>I've tested this with hlc.gc, hlc.par.gc, asm_fast.gc, asm_fast.par.gc.stseg
> >>>>>on x86_64 Linux.  If anyone would like to test on other platforms that'd be
> >>>>>good, but it's also okay to test this once its on master.
> >>>>
> >>>>Go and ahead and commit it to master.  I'll take a look at it on OS X
> >>>>and Windows after you do that.
> >>>
> >>>I am afraid this broke my setup. I use Ubuntu 13.10, and it does
> >>>NOT have libtool installed, which is why I get errors such as these
> >>>(extracted from the output of make):
> >>
> >>Paul, I thought you had removed the dependency on libtool; has it crept
> >>back in somewhere?
> >
> >The best I could do last time was to commit the files that libtool
> >generates, so that it's not needed during normal builds.
> There's a problem in the autogen.sh script.  You need to invoke
> libtoolize with the '-c' option, so that it copies the required
> files, rather than creating symoblic links to them.
> I think this is the root cause of the problem.

This is almost exactly what I've done in my workspace. I've also added the
-f flag to make sure that these files always get updated.

I think I found another problem though, so I havn't committed it yet.

Paul Bone

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