Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 433293
Link against system libffi
Last modified: 2009-07-14 13:57:20 EDT
Description of problem:
libffi was recently accepted into rawhide and F-8. plt-scheme should use the
system libffi instead of bundling their own. The system libffi has a number of
improvements, including fixes for SELinux. I'm attaching a hackish patch.
I've also filed a bug upstream to add this functionality.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Created attachment 295168 [details]
This is only for rawhide, isn't it?
(In reply to comment #2)
> This is only for rawhide, isn't it?
libffi is in F-8 as well, but I'll leave it up to you.
Have you already tried to build it (in mock or otherwise), and
tested it somewhat?
I have have updated the package to the newest
version. I haven't yet updated the patch yet.
Maybe this should be passed on to upstream,
so they can implement a configure flag to
choose between bundled and system library.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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