Thunderbird bz 579023 still not fixed even though there is an upstream fix available
notting at redhat.com
Thu Apr 29 19:29:01 UTC 2010
Christopher Aillon (caillon at redhat.com) said:
> 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.
At least in F-13, we ship libffi-3.0.9, and the xulrunner-included version
claims to be 3.0.8. Of course, older releases may be a different story.
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