Thunderbird bz 579023 still not fixed even though there is an upstream fix available

Christopher Aillon caillon at
Thu Apr 29 17:58:47 UTC 2010

On 04/27/2010 02:58 PM, Kevin Kofler wrote:
> * libffi is bundled because there's no option to use the system version,

This option doesn't exist because it's impossible to use right now. 
Just adding a --with-libffi doesn't actually make it useful since the 
minimum required version of libffi hasn't been released yet, and libffi 
releases don't come out that frequently.  Note that a large portion of 
the patchset between the latest libffi release and latest HEAD has come 
from Mozilla, who have pushed all their changes upstream and have had 
them merged successfully, and there are still more changes in the pipeline.

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