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

Peter Ross pro at missioncriticalit.com
Wed Jul 18 18:59:27 AEST 2012

On 18 July 2012 09:55, Julien Fischer <juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> 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.
> boehm_gc/configure_atomic_ops.sh.
Good spot

The following files were removed during the update


It looks like only the configure_atomic_ops.sh is mentioned explicitly.
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