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Re: libgc + the ecl situation

On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 22:06:08 +0200, Christoph Egger wrote:

> Hi all!
>     The ecl package currently is still affected by [0] -- RC bug caused
> by a build failure / embedded copy of libgc. The upload to experimental,
> where a new enough libgc is already available did improve definitely. 
> As I'm going to adopt libgc (do we want it in pkg-common-lisp btw?) I
> could have put that into unstable if the freeze didn't happen.
>     The libgc update shouldn't change the API but there are rather some
> reverse-depends so I'm not sure the release team is happy to see that
> update still. Alternative would probably be to patch the included libgc.
I don't think updating libgc to a new major release in squeeze is a
viable option at this point.


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