Request for Testers: gsoc_nci branch
James E Keenan
jkeen at verizon.net
Tue Nov 16 03:14:09 UTC 2010
Peter Lobsinger wrote:
> I intend to merge this soon after the 2.10 release is cut.
Peter, please see the attached patch, which I have pushed to the
As the branch stood, config/auto/libffi.pm failed to gracefully handle
the case where libffi was installed but pkg-config was not. I
discovered this the hard way: After submitting one smoke report from
linux/i386 without having libffi installed, I installed the libffi
debian packages needed. But I didn't know that pkg-config was also
needed, so 'make' failed horribly. Once I installed pkg-config,
everything DWIMmed. I refactored some code to make the internal method
testing for pkg-config itself be testable in t/steps/auto/libffi-01.t.
Also, there was an error in the number of tests in the plan for
Thank you very much.
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