libffi-3.0.13

Introduction to libffi

The libffi library provides a portable, high level programming interface to various calling conventions. This allows a programmer to call any function specified by a call interface description at run time.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

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libffi Dependencies

Optional

DejaGnu-1.5.1 (required to run the testsuite)

User Notes: http://wiki.linuxfromscratch.org/blfs/wiki/libffi

Installation of libffi

Install libffi by running the following commands:

patch -Np1 -i ../libffi-3.0.13-includedir-1.patch &&
./configure --prefix=/usr --disable-static &&
make

To test the results, issue: make check.

Now, as the root user:

make install

Command Explanations

--disable-static: This switch prevents installation of static versions of the libraries.

Contents

Installed Programs: None
Installed Library: libffi.so
Installed Directories: None

Short Descriptions

libffi.so

contains the libffi API functions.

Last updated on 2014-02-17 22:31:12 +0000