[kaffe] Does kaffe still require libffi to build and run?

Arnaud Vandyck arnaud.vandyck at ulg.ac.be
Sun Aug 24 12:04:02 PDT 2003

On Sun, 24 Aug 2003 20:21:48 +0200
Dalibor Topic <robilad at kaffe.org> wrote:

> Salut Arnaud,
> Arnaud Vandyck wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > The Debian package of kaffe configure the powerpc architecture (and only
> > this one)  with "--with-libffi". Does  kaffe still need libffi  to build
> > and run? (see: http://bugs.debian.org/66540 ). 
> it doesn't need it anymore, as far as I know.

Thanks, it will be solved in the next release of the debian package.

> > Does a good  compilation mean kaffe on powerpc does  not need libffi? Or
> > do I have to make tests compiling/running some special java classes? 
> in general, a make check can't do much harm ;) Though I think all the 
> tests should pass on powerpc-linux with 1.1.1.

I'm doing the check, thanks ;)

-- Arnaud Vandyck, STE fi, ULg
   Formateur Cellule Programmation.

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