sgen f14 x86_64 sucess (Fw: status of new gabbage collector on mono 2.8 fedora)

Hin-Tak Leung htl10 at
Sun Dec 12 04:04:21 UTC 2010

Dear Paul,

I wrote to mono-fedora a couple of weeks ago as below. (and before that, I followed your postings, etc about mono 2.8 quite closely). Anyhow, I grabbed 2.8-8 off koji, made two changes (I made the first one, then it complained about unchecked files, so I added the 2nd):

@ -337,7 +337,7 @@
 %configure --with-ikvm-native=yes --with-jit=yes --with-xen_opt=yes \
            --with-moonlight=yes --with-profile2=yes \
-           --with-libgdiplus=installed --with-sgen=no \
+           --with-libgdiplus=installed --with-sgen=yes \
 %if ! %{with_mono4}
            --with-profile4=no \
@@ -398,6 +398,7 @@

and it built to completion with f14 x86_64 (my system is basically up-to-date f14 - just with also libgdiplus grabbed from koji). So could you have another look and/or see what's wrong with on koji's build farm?


--- On Thu, 2/12/10, Hin-Tak Leung <htl10 at> wrote:

> Hi - I have been following the
> progress of integration of mono 2.8 into fedora. e.g.
> I am a little disappointed with the sgen being disabled on
> 64-bit build - I assume that means the simple generational
> gabbage collector, rather than 
> 'sgen - Mono XML Serializer GENerator'. That's the change I
> have been waiting for almost two years for some applications
> I run which does strange things memory-wise and needs a
> large heap otherwise(?).
> Can somebody post and summarise the problem? I am on f14
> and have a mono git (and regularly cross-compile mono with
> some local changes) and I'd like to get this fixed, if
> something needs fixing.


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