Simon Peyton-Jones simonpj at
Sat Aug 3 09:13:04 CEST 2013

I'm trying to build HEAD.  I get a problem with libffi.  Not surprising because in ghc-tarballs I see

git log -3
commit f190b3ce329422e13cbe1b5dad030058ca4bdda7
Author: Ian Lynagh <ian at>
Date:   Tue Jul 30 15:56:23 2013 +0100

    Remove libffi tarball

    It's now in its own repo

But ./sync-all get doesn't get a libffi repo.  Nor is it listed in ./packages.

Does anyone have any idea where this new libffi repo is, and why it isn't listed?


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