[Ecls-list] OpenSolaris issue : Error: suffix or operands invalid for `mov'

Juan Jose Garcia-Ripoll juanjose.garciaripoll at googlemail.com
Fri Jun 18 19:50:56 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jun 18, 2010 at 7:58 PM, Dr. David Kirkby
<david.kirkby at onetel.net>wrote:

> Is this dynamic foreign function interface needed for Maxima? Would you
> advise
> us to disable this on all platforms, or just OpenSolaris, given we do not
> have
> libffi in Sage?

I frankly do not know. I suspect Maxima just uses standard Common Lisp so
you could disable the FFI.

> If you would advise disabling this unless libffi is installed, would it not
> be
> preferable for the default behaviour of whether to install the dffi depends
> on
> whether the relevant library is installed?

Yes, that was supposed to happen at some point, but was in a low priority
list. Since it is impeding your builds I will try something tonight.


Instituto de Física Fundamental, CSIC
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