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Re: pkg/41893: Should devel/boehm-gc be built with thread support by default?
The following reply was made to PR pkg/41893; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Matthew Mondor <mm_lists%pulsar-zone.net@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/41893: Should devel/boehm-gc be built with thread support
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2011 19:27:15 -0400
On Sat, 5 Nov 2011 21:15:04 +0000 (UTC)
Matthew Mondor <mm_lists%pulsar-zone.net@localhost> wrote:
> Personally, I currently am using a boehm-gc built with threads support,
> as I use ECL built with threads support as well. I can't say that it's
> a problem on my slowest system (a 2793.16 MHz cache-crippled Celeron).
> However, boehm-gc is only used by ECL, w3m and Inkscape on my own
> systems. I'm not sure that a boehm-gc-unthreaded would even be
> necessary, but who knows...
I connected to an Ubuntu system and can see that their boehm-gc deb
package includes thread support in libgc.so too. However, boehm-gc is
certainly more tested on Linux (and tweaked for it) than on BSD...
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