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Re: libffi maintenance within GCC?


On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 6:08 AM, Anthony Green <green@moxielogic.com> wrote:
> Is it still important that libffi be included in the GCC tree?

[ Replying again as last message was bounced as HTML--sorry for the
duplication.]

libffi is used by libgo, for much the same reason as it was used by
libjava, so it needs to come from somewhere.

Ian


> On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 8:55 AM, Matthias Klose <doko@ubuntu.com> wrote:
>> With the removal of libgcj, the only user of libffi in GCC is libgo, however
>> there is now no maintainer listed anymore for libffi in the MAINTAINERS file,
>> and the libffi subdir is a bit outdated compared to the libffi upstream
>> repository (got aware of this by libffi issue #197).  Who would be responsible
>> now to update / review libffi patches, just the global reviewers, or should
>> libffi be maintained by the libgo maintainers?
>>
>> Matthias


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