A portable foreign-function interface library. (by libffi)

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  • Error when installing .deb
    2 projects | /r/pop_os | 25 Feb 2023
    Ok, there is a missing dependency, libffi6, which cannot be installed, because it isn't at repos. You can either install it via downloading from other repos (there is a chance in the debian repo), or via compiling on your own (you can start with paying a visit to official site: Either way, move carefully and never forget when a dependency is missing, it may be a start of a "missing dependencies hell". And please, be caution, because you can break your system quite easily.
  • Your favorite binding?
    4 projects | /r/raylib | 16 Jan 2023
    I've been working in implementing libffi into Euphoria so we can call Raylib functions directly. Previously, Euphoria did not support passing structures by value and only occasionally could we get away with "faking" it by passing int type values directly (but not float types). Raylib is the first library I've run into that makes heavy use of passing structures by value, so it's been an interesting challenge. My original proof of concept worked well with libffi built as a shared library, so now I'm working on building libffi directly into the backend of Euphoria. Then we'll be off and running with full support for Raylib!
  • Compiler...from scratch
    1 project | /r/SoftwareEngineering | 21 Dec 2022
    I did some more looking around, and I think you should take a look into libffi. It has most of the dirty work done for you, and you can hook it up with your language.
  • kivy-ios / initial build with toolchain keeps getting stuck here (checking for suffix of executables...) after updating macOS and xcode... any thoughts? Thanks!
    2 projects | /r/kivy | 1 Aug 2022
    The last line of output is from configure and appears to be during building of libffi recipe - apparently executing the from libffi repository
  • Libffi - A portable foreign-function interface library.
    1 project | /r/github_trends | 7 May 2022
  • Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ Guide from Scratch for Home Assistant Core
    1 project | /r/smarthome | 29 Dec 2021
    ok... I did my python 3.9 upgrade on my Rpi3b+ ... here's what I learned: 1) If you're running Debian Buster, you really probably want to upgrade to Bullseye first If you stay on buster, then homeassistant won't start until you build libffi-3.3 as below: 2021-12-29 16:51:14 ERROR (MainThread) [homeassistant.auth.providers] Unable to load auth provider homeassistant: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory wget "" tar zxf libffi-3.3.tar.gz cd libffi-3.3 ./configure sudo make install sudo ldconfig Other than that, it was pretty straightforward. Do be aware that after you redeploy home assistant, a LOT of stuff is happening in the background and it will take a while before everything comes up. Don't freak out. Don't reboot or power cycle. Instead, do this: tail -f /var/log/homeassistant/home-assistant.log and watch the updates
  • Installing Python in Ubuntu 20.04
    2 projects | | 1 Dec 2021
    build-essential installs everything required for compiling basic software written in C and C++ in this case Python. Read more... zlib1g-devis the development package of the compression library that implements the deflate compression methods and essential in Python's installation and other installations as well. Read more... libncurses5-dev is the development package for the curses library that provides a terminal-independent screen-painting and keyboard-handling tool. Read more... libgdbm-dev is a development library for GDBM whose functionality is to store key/data pairs in a data file. Read more... libnss3-dev Read more... libssl-dev Read more... libreadline-dev Read more... libffi-dev Read more... libsqlite3-dev Read more... wget Read more... libbz2-dev Read more... In the next step we can either manually download the latest release of Python from the Python Official Release page or use wget which we have installed in previous command. To download using wget, paste the following command in the terminal to download Python in the computer.
  • buildozer -v android debug error
    4 projects | /r/kivy | 2 Nov 2021
    [INFO]: -> running basename
  • Part 1. Small Intro to SWIG
    1 project | /r/perl | 22 Oct 2021
    libffi C library
  • Julia ❤ Python
    5 projects | | 24 Jul 2021
    If you have read my earlier posts you know I love multilingual programming. One important part of multilingual programming is how to interface one language with other. Typically this is called FFI or foreign function interface. At the lowest level often there are libraries (aka bindings) to talk across languages or across implementations of same language e.g. libffi. In my undergrad we did a group project where we created language bindings to separate algorithmic part written in python and opencv and X11 logic in c.
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libffi/libffi is an open source project licensed under GNU General Public License v3.0 or later which is an OSI approved license.

The primary programming language of libffi is C.

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