[racket-dev] when libffi is already installed

From: Sam Tobin-Hochstadt (samth at ccs.neu.edu)
Date: Tue Apr 12 07:40:38 EDT 2011

On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 7:32 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> Two days ago, Matthew Flatt wrote:
>> As of the latest in the git repo, when libffi is installed
>> (including header files), then `configure' detects it and uses it,
>> instead of building the copy of libffi that is included with the
>> Racket sources.
> Does anyone see any problem with adding `--disable-libffi' to the
> nightly build, to avoid making the distribution installers depend on
> an installed libffi?

I think the ubuntu build should use the system libffi, since I think
it's installed by default on ubuntu systems.
sam th
samth at ccs.neu.edu

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