[m-rev.] Upgrade Boehm GC to 7.6.0

Julien Fischer jfischer at opturion.com
Wed Sep 21 21:59:05 AEST 2016

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.


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