Lastriting dev-libs/libffi (replaced by USE libffi in gcc itself)
On 05-06-2008 22:47:28 -0700, Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> On 14:52 Thu 05 Jun , Samuli Suominen wrote:
> > # Samuli Suominen <email@example.com> (05 Jun 2008)
> > # Masked for removal in ~30 days by treecleaners.
> > # Replaced by USE libffi in sys-devel/gcc. Bug 163724.
> > dev-libs/libffi
> > dev-lang/squeak
> > x11-libs/gtk-server
> The latest version of g-wrap (1.9.11) requires the external libffi
> released a month or two ago, because it looks for the pkgconfig file
> installed by that and not gcc:
> - libffi is no longer distributed with g-wrap, as it is available
> as a stand-alone package now (instead of being burried in the
> GCC sources).
They might refer to this:
which had a "recent" release (3.0.5). The libffi that's in our tree
right now (3.4.3) is pretty old, matching GCC-3.4.3. It originally was
used for GNUstep, but that package can also work with GCC's libffi, and
ffcall these days.
Gentoo on a different level
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