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

Paul Bone pbone at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Wed Jul 18 23:56:59 AEST 2012

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 02:33:15AM +1000, Julien Fischer 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.
> You should definitely test some other grades: certainly asm_fast.par.gc,
> hlc.par.gc, plus some memprof, profdeep and threascope grades.
> (If he has time, Paul should probably do the latter.)

What I saw of the patch looks fine WRT threadscope.

If peter can confirm that he can compile asm_fast.gc.stseg.par.threadscope then
I'm happy.  I'll test anything more than that myself after the commit.

> >Julien, can you test on Mac OS X and Windows?
> Shall do.

I can test on FreeBSD after the commit.

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