newLisp won't compile

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newLisp won't compile

Postby rotacoder » Mon Mar 28, 2016 9:36 am


I'm using a Linux distro based on Debian stable (32 bit). There is no package for 32 bit Debian so I downloaded the source, but when I run "make" I get the following error:

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make -f makefile_build
make[1]: Entering directory '/home/jules/Documents/newlisp-10.7.0'
gcc -fPIC -m32 -Wall -Wno-strict-aliasing -Wno-long-long -c -O2 -g -DREADLINE -DSUPPORT_UTF8 -DLINUX -DFFI -I/usr/local/lib/libffi-3.0.13/include newlisp.c
In file included from newlisp.c:20:0:
newlisp.h:118:17: fatal error: ffi.h: No such file or directory
 #include <ffi.h>
compilation terminated.
makefile_build:21: recipe for target 'newlisp.o' failed
make[1]: *** [newlisp.o] Error 1

Not sure what the problem is here. Probably missing some library or other but don't know?

Any help appreciated.
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Re: newLisp won't compile

Postby TedWalther » Mon Mar 28, 2016 7:55 pm

Have you installed libffi-dev?

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sudo apt install libffi-dev
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