libffi was:Re: ANNOUNCE: GHC version 7.0.1

Tyson Whitehead twhitehead at
Wed Nov 17 11:48:15 EST 2010

On November 17, 2010 09:34:02 Christian Maeder wrote:
> ghc can be built without and with libffi. What advantage do I gain in
> the latter case? The packages that come with ghc (displayed by "ghc-pkg
> dump") don't use it.

I can't find this right now, but, from when I last looked through the code, I 
seem to recall something about libffi helping you not upset selinux.

Cheers!  -Tyson
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