Bug#644338: libffi: Build errors on PowerPC e500, test-suite failures on PowerPC soft-float
please forward this upstream.
On 10/05/2011 12:12 AM, Kyle Moffett wrote:
> Package: libffi
> Severity: normal
> Tags: patch upstream
> User: email@example.com
> Usertags: powerpcspe
> The Debian-Ports "powerpcspe" architecture can't currently build the
> libffi package for a couple reasons:
> (1) The package contains lots of FP assembly instructions even when
> built on a soft-float target, resulting in compile errors on the
> Debian powerpcspe architecture (totally different FPU ops).
> (2) The existing soft-float support code has buggy handling of 128-bit
> values and results in testsuite failures on soft-float and e500
> (powerpcspe) platforms even when it can be made to compile.
> The attached patch resolves both issues.
> Kyle Moffett