[m-rev.] for post-commit review: Upgrade Boehm GC to v7.6.12 and libatomic_ops to v7.6.8
jfischer at opturion.com
Thu Apr 2 17:27:14 AEDT 2020
On Thu, 2 Apr 2020, Peter Wang wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Apr 2020 16:36:10 +1100 (AEDT), Julien Fischer <jfischer at opturion.com> wrote:
>> Hi Peter,
>> On Thu, 2 Apr 2020, Peter Wang wrote:
>>> Update boehm_gc submodule to release-7_6-mercury-20190402.
>>> Announce change.
>>> diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
>>> index 00865c7bb..4d2ba06e1 100644
>>> --- a/NEWS
>>> +++ b/NEWS
>>> @@ -244,6 +244,8 @@ Changes to the Mercury implementation
>>> Another consequence is that the `--trail-size` and `--trail-size-kwords`
>>> runtime options no longer have any effect, and are deprecated.
>>> +* We have upgraded the bundled Boehm GC to v7.6.12 and libatomic_ops to v7.6.8.
>> If the upgrade fixes any specific issues with Mercury you should list
>> them here as well.
> There's a few changes that might be interesting but nothing that I've
> specifically hit.
> v7.6.14 looks to have some interesting fixes for Windows. I was
> originally intending to upgrade to that, but it hasn't been marked as
> released yet so I thought it better to wait.
I'm intending that the next Mercury stable release be 20.06 (fork at the
start of June, release late June). So if 7.6.14 is released before that
then we should upgrade to that.
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