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|Name: libffi||Distribution: Fedora Project|
|Version: 3.4.4||Vendor: Fedora Project|
|Release: 1.fc37||Build date: Fri Feb 3 22:08:51 2023|
|Group: Unspecified||Build host: buildvm-x86-32.iad2.fedoraproject.org|
|Size: 67368||Source RPM: libffi-3.4.4-1.fc37.src.rpm|
|Packager: Fedora Project|
|Summary: A portable foreign function interface library|
Compilers for high level languages generate code that follow certain conventions. These conventions are necessary, in part, for separate compilation to work. One such convention is the "calling convention". The calling convention is a set of assumptions made by the compiler about where function arguments will be found on entry to a function. A calling convention also specifies where the return value for a function is found. Some programs may not know at the time of compilation what arguments are to be passed to a function. For instance, an interpreter may be told at run-time about the number and types of arguments used to call a given function. `Libffi' can be used in such programs to provide a bridge from the interpreter program to compiled code. 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. FFI stands for Foreign Function Interface. A foreign function interface is the popular name for the interface that allows code written in one language to call code written in another language. The `libffi' library really only provides the lowest, machine dependent layer of a fully featured foreign function interface. A layer must exist above `libffi' that handles type conversions for values passed between the two languages.
* Fri Feb 03 2023 Carlos O'Donell <email@example.com> - 3.4.4-1 - Rebase to libffi 3.4.4. * Thu Jul 21 2022 Fedora Release Engineering <firstname.lastname@example.org> - 3.4.2-9 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_37_Mass_Rebuild * Mon Jan 31 2022 Dan Horák <dan[at]danny.cz> - 3.4.2-8 - Fix handling Float128 structs on ppc64le (#2045797) * Thu Jan 20 2022 Fedora Release Engineering <email@example.com> - 3.4.2-7 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_36_Mass_Rebuild * Sat Jan 08 2022 Miro Hrončok <firstname.lastname@example.org> - 3.4.2-6 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/LIBFFI34 * Wed Sep 15 2021 Carlos O'Donell <email@example.com> - 3.4.2-5 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/LIBFFI34 * Wed Sep 15 2021 Carlos O'Donell <firstname.lastname@example.org> - 3.4.2-4 - Harmonize spec file layout with downstream. * Wed Aug 11 2021 Carlos O'Donell <email@example.com> - 3.4.2-3 - Rebuild package and bump NEVRA. * Thu Jul 22 2021 Fedora Release Engineering <firstname.lastname@example.org> - 3.4.2-2 - Rebuilt for https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Fedora_35_Mass_Rebuild * Mon Jun 28 2021 Carlos O'Donell <email@example.com> - 3.4.2-1 - Rebase to libffi 3.4.2.
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