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Bug 699796 - Drop virtual/libffi in favour of dev-libs/libffi / dev-libs/libffi-compat.
Summary: Drop virtual/libffi in favour of dev-libs/libffi / dev-libs/libffi-compat.
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Toolchain Maintainers
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Reported: 2019-11-11 08:01 UTC by Sergei Trofimovich
Modified: 2019-11-11 08:01 UTC (History)
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Description Sergei Trofimovich gentoo-dev 2019-11-11 08:01:27 UTC
virtual/libffi has a single dev-libs/libffi provider for a while. I think it's easier to switch over to dev-libs/libffi dependency directly.

Will slightly simplify ebuild maintenance and will simplify upgrade path for users (no need to update packages in lock-step).