libffi merge

Ralf Wildenhues
Mon Jun 8 18:25:00 GMT 2009

Hello Tom,

* Tom Tromey wrote on Mon, Jun 08, 2009 at 06:21:44PM CEST:
> >>>>> "Ralf" == Ralf Wildenhues <> writes:
> Ralf> Would standalone libffi be willing to accept into its tree
> Ralf> configury parts that are only active in the GCC tree?
> If this is possible, why have a separate libffi repository at all?
> You could just tell developers to:
>     svn co svn://

Sorry to have given the impression, but what I meant was that I think
it is possible to have almost zero differences in and files; the trees however also store generated files.

For one, I wouldn't know to eliminate the ACLOCAL_AMFLAGS setting used
in gcc/libffi/, leading to differences in the aclocal.m4
file.  And the AM_ENABLE_MULTILIB in can easily be made
conditional at the m4 level (i.e., at autoconf run time), but probably
leaves at least some traces if only done at configure run time.


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