[Ecls-list] [PATCH] don't use lwsync if it is not available

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Mon Dec 15 09:14:38 UTC 2008

On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 7:12 PM, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior
<sebastian at breakpoint.cc> wrote:
> PowerPCs with e500 cores interprete lwsync as an invalid instruction.
> The ISA requests to execute a sync operation if lwsync is not
> implemented.[...]
> +#ifdef __NO_LWSYNC__

This change actually affects the Boehm-Weiser garbage collector. Even
though I have committed this to the git/CVS trees, I have two
questions. The first one is whether this flag is set by autoconf and
the second one is whether you have reported this to the GC mailing


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