[oi-dev] library/libffi breaks dependencies

Andrzej Szeszo aszeszo at gmail.com
Mon Jun 24 08:51:58 UTC 2013

Let's package old binary .so.5 objects in the updated libffi package
until we don't have any dependent libs/apps in the repo.

We might need to do something similar when updating openssl as well.


On 23 June 2013 19:44, David Höppner <0xffea at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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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