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Re: Libffi merge [Was Re: [patch] powerpc libffi Net/FreeBSD ]


Anthony Green wrote:
> Andrew Haley wrote:
>>
>> Questions for Anthony Green:
>>
>> 1.  I don't understand the libffi version numbers.  Can you give
>> me any explanations?  It seems to be 3.0.8 upstream but 2.1 in gcc,
>> but this doesn't seem in any way to correspond with reality.
>>   
> Configury like this just hasn't been merged back into GCC.   The version
> number in GCC is mostly irrelevant as GCC doesn't install libffi; it is
> simply incorporated in its entirety into libgcj.   

  It may not be supposed to, but GCC HEAD currently does (for me at any rate)
install $prefix/lib/libffi.{la,a}.

    cheers,
      DaveK



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