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libffi Foreign Function Interface
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Port Added: 2022-05-03 15:12:17
Last Update: 2022-05-03 15:10:37
Commit Hash: 011bfe9
License: MIT
The libffi library provides a portable, high level programming interface to various calling conventions. This allows a programmer to call any function specified by a call interface description at run time. WWW:
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pkg-plist: as obtained via: make generate-plist
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  1. @ldconfig
  2. /usr/local/share/licenses/libffi-3.3_1/
  3. /usr/local/share/licenses/libffi-3.3_1/LICENSE
  4. /usr/local/share/licenses/libffi-3.3_1/MIT
  5. include/ffi.h
  6. include/ffitarget.h
  7. lib/libffi.a
  8. lib/
  9. lib/
  10. lib/
  11. libdata/pkgconfig/libffi.pc
  12. man/man3/ffi.3.gz
  13. man/man3/ffi_call.3.gz
  14. man/man3/ffi_prep_cif.3.gz
  15. man/man3/ffi_prep_cif_var.3.gz
  16. @owner
  17. @group
  18. @mode
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Dependency lines:
  • libffi>0:devel/libffi
To install the port:
cd /usr/ports/devel/libffi/ && make install clean
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  • pkg install devel/libffi
  • pkg install libffi
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PKGNAME: libffi
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TIMESTAMP = 1651590393 SHA256 (libffi-3.3.tar.gz) = 72fba7922703ddfa7a028d513ac15a85c8d54c8d67f55fa5a4802885dc652056 SIZE (libffi-3.3.tar.gz) = 1305466

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SHA256 (01a75ed76ea7e57f1b7a5c183e2b1e890e6aa0fd.diff) = 79935f5836624a9b38d0d40541a9d7510f4ecff14f6a7881f483b158cf13d335 SIZE (01a75ed76ea7e57f1b7a5c183e2b1e890e6aa0fd.diff) = 414

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  1. indexinfo : print/indexinfo
This port is required by:
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  1. devel/hs-ormolu
  2. devel/hs-threadscope
  3. lang/ghc
  4. mail/thunderbird
  5. textproc/hs-pandoc
  6. www/firefox
  7. www/firefox-esr

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Number of commits found: 1

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03 May 2022 15:10:37
commit hash: 011bfe906b6aec61b2ca31aa1ebdefc1cb66ea63commit hash: 011bfe906b6aec61b2ca31aa1ebdefc1cb66ea63commit hash: 011bfe906b6aec61b2ca31aa1ebdefc1cb66ea63commit hash: 011bfe906b6aec61b2ca31aa1ebdefc1cb66ea63 files touched by this commit
Kevin Bowling (kbowling) search for other commits by this committer
devel/libffi: Fix distinfo for GitHub patch

GitHub is now generating a longer short commit ID in the patch.

PR:		262705
Reported by:	thetanix (
Sponsored by:

(cherry picked from commit 3961f81d9b62b2e94fcd27965c94d908b3dc6793)

Number of commits found: 1