[m-rev.] diff: upgrade to boehm gc 7.2

Julien Fischer juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Wed Jul 18 17:55:11 AEST 2012

On Mon, 16 Jul 2012, Peter Ross wrote:

> Please find attached the interesting bits (ie those bits where I had to resolve
> a non-obvious conflict) of the diff to upgrade to version 7.2 of the boehm gc
> collector.
> The full diff can be found at uranus:~petdr/DIFF.GC72
> This change successfully bootchecked in the asm_fast.gc and hlc.gc grades.
> I also installed the resulting compiler in the asm_fast.gc and hlc.gc grades
> and then built some test programs in those grades, on my local machine.
> So far this has only been tested extensively on linux.
> Julien, can you test on Mac OS X and Windows?
> I will do the test on Solaris 10.

One thing I have noticed is that it looks like
scripts/prepare_install_dir.in is trying to copy over things from the
boehm_gc directory that no longer exist, e.g.

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