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Re: [patch] [libffi] do not install libffi library, headers and documentation

On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 6:02 PM, Matthias Klose <> wrote:
> Am 12.02.2013 13:45, schrieb Richard Biener:
>> On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 1:44 PM, Richard Biener
>> <> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Feb 12, 2013 at 1:30 PM, Matthias Klose <> wrote:
>>>> The libffi library, headers and documentation are still installed, although
>>>> libffi provides separate releases for a long time.  So do not install these
>>>> anymore as part of a GCC install.  Tested with a build and an install with go
>>>> and java enabled (both using libffi_convenience). Ok for the trunk?
>>> openSUSE is using the GCC provided libffi, so no, this is not ok (not at this
>>> stage anyway).  Also proper not-installing libffi would work by disabling
>>> the maybe-install-target-libffi at the toplevel, not changing libffi makfiles
>>> (which are supposed to be imported from upstream, no?)
>> Thus, add no_install= true; to the libffi target module
> updated patch attached, checked with a make install that no ffi headers and
> libraries are installed. If not ok for 4.8, ok for 4.9 when it opens?

I'm fine with that variant but I'd like to see another ok.  No preference as to
whether to target 4.8 or 4.9.


>   Matthias

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