new build system build fails on Solaris/x86

Karel Gardas karel.gardas at
Thu Jan 22 13:16:31 EST 2009

Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 09:36:29PM +0100, Karel Gardas wrote:
>> cd libffi && /usr/sfw/bin/gtar -zxf libffi*.tar.gz
>> mv libffi/libffi*/ libffi/build
>> mv: cannot access libffi/libffi*/
>> gmake[1]: *** [libffi/stamp.ffi.configure] Error 2
>> gmake: *** [all] Error 2
> Aha, can you see if the attached patch fixes this please?

Yes, but here is next error:

rm -f -rf  libffi/build
cd libffi && /usr/sfw/bin/gtar -zxf tarball/libffi*.tar.gz
mv libffi/libffi-* libffi/build
chmod +x libffi/ln
cd libffi && patch -p0 < libffi.dllize-3.0.6.patch
  Looks like a unified context diff.
Hunk #5 failed at line 344.
Hunk #6 failed at line 165.
Hunk #7 failed at line 33.
3 out of 7 hunks failed: saving rejects to build/include/
  The next patch looks like a unified context diff.
Hunk #2 failed at line 66.
Hunk #3 failed at line 26.
2 out of 3 hunks failed: saving rejects to build/include/ffi_common.h.rej
gmake[1]: *** [libffi/stamp.ffi.configure] Error 1
gmake: *** [all] Error 2

Could you be so kind and review my patch attached to and commit it to head
and your new build system branch?


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