[oi-dev] library/libffi breaks dependencies

David Höppner 0xffea at gmail.com
Sun Jun 23 17:44:56 UTC 2013

On 23 June 2013 19:15, Erol Zavidic <erolms at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Andrzej et al,
> I just noticed that latest update of the hipster repo broke dependencies
> of libffi library. I noticed it in Firefox as it failed to start due to
> missing libffi.so.5 dependency.

> Simple ln -s fixed the issue (ln -s libffi.so.6.0.1 libffi.so.5) but it's
> an ugly hack.
Can you look into it? Or I missed something in past few days/weeks?
> Alternatively, advise me briefly how to fix the pkg and I'll post a patch
> (or pull request on github).
> No, i can confirm this. I just imported libffi from the ec repo but that
version is too new.
libffi 3.0.1 maybe the right version (but quite old). We can downgrade or
include a link in the manifest (both ugly).

Andrzej what you think?

Well this is a general problem.

-- David
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