[plt-scheme] Re: plt-scheme Digest, Vol 55, Issue 65

From: Johan Coppieters (johan577 at mac.com)
Date: Thu Mar 18 10:26:48 EDT 2010

> Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2010 06:24:03 -0400 (EDT)
> From: Michael Vanhorn <michael.vanhorn at wright.edu>
> Subject: Re: [plt-scheme] Problem building and running on Solaris 10
> To: plt-scheme at list.cs.brown.edu
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>> The libffi copy that we have in our source tree is relatively recent,
>> it was made shortly before 3.0 was released.
> Would it make sense, then, for me to download the latest libffi and build
> that (provided that it worked), and then somehow tell the plt build
> process to use the alread-installed libffi (rather than the one that comes
> with plt)?

I think, if plt-scheme builds and works, this would be the best solution.
Tweaking the configure / make scripts is a small price for always having the latest version of libffi with bug corrections and new platform support.

Johan C.

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