Request for Testers: gsoc_nci branch

Peter Lobsinger plobsing at
Wed Nov 10 16:19:22 UTC 2010

On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 9:22 AM, Andy Dougherty <doughera at> wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Nov 2010, Peter Lobsinger wrote:
>> The gsoc_nci branch is at a point where it should be mergeable. Please
>> test it on any platforms you happen to care about. 'make test' should
>> exercise the full functionality, but other variants couldn't hurt
>  > either.
>> Test configurations of interest are (in more or less descending order
>> of importance):
>>  * libffi *not* installed
> Parrot built, and all tests passed for Solaris 10/x86 without libffi.

Thank you for your efforts.

> Since libffi assumes gcc, and I don't have gcc installed on that system,
> this is the only permutation I tested.

I find that hard to believe. The README explicitly states support for
MSVC. Also, why would it need to use autoconf if it only supported

> --
>    Andy Dougherty              doughera at

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