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MODULE=libffi
VERSION=3.2.1
SOURCE=$MODULE-$VERSION.tar.gz
SOURCE_URL[0]=ftp://sources.redhat.com/pub/$MODULE
SOURCE_URL[1]=ftp://sourceware.org/pub/$MODULE
SOURCE_VFY=sha256:d06ebb8e1d9a22d19e38d63fdb83954253f39bedc5d46232a05645685722ca37
WEB_SITE=http://sourceware.org/libffi
ENTERED=20091102
UPDATED=20151026
SHORT="A high level programming interface library"
cat << EOF
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.
EOF