gc: The Boehm-Demers-Weiser conservative garbage collector

Description

The Boehm-Demers-Weiser conservative garbage collector.

License

  • Permissive BSD + GPL 2.0+

Upstream Contact

Webpage: http://www.hboehm.info/gc/

Email List: bdwgc@lists.opendylan.org

Dependencies

None.

Special Update/Build Instructions

None.

Patches

  • cygwin64.patch: let libgc build on Cygwin64.

Type

standard

Version Information

package-version.txt:

8.0.4

Equivalent System Packages

arch:

$ sudo pacman -S  gc

conda:

$ conda install bdw-gc

cygwin:

$ apt-cyg install libgc-devel

Debian/Ubuntu:

$ sudo apt-get install  libgc-dev

Fedora/Redhat/CentOS:

$ sudo yum install  gc gc-devel

freebsd:

$ sudo pkg install devel/boehm-gc devel/boehm-gc-threaded

gentoo:

$ sudo emerge dev-libs/boehm-gc

homebrew:

$ brew install bdw-gc

macports: install the following packages: boehmgc

opensuse:

$ sudo zypper install "pkgconfig(bdw-gc)"

slackware:

$ sudo slackpkg install gc

void:

$ sudo xbps-install  gc-devel

See https://repology.org/project/boehm-gc/versions

If the system package is installed, ./configure will check whether it can be used.