jh+ruby-lang / daria.co.uk wrote:
> On Mon, 3 Nov 2008 05:01:11 -0500, Charles Oliver Nutter wrote:
> 
>> I'm not sure if linux-ppc support is not provided because it's not 
>> supported or because nobody has a linux-ppc machine to build on. The 
>> latter has been the case for several entries on the list; I myself was 
>> the build monkey for Solaris/AMD64 and Linux/AMD64 for a short time, 
>> before which there was no shipped support.
>>
>> There's certainly one way to find out...gem install ffi. Report back 
>> here or on ruby-ffi mailing lists what you learn :)
> 
> Ubuntu 8.10 provides libffi on ppc. The gem builds, but a simple ruby
> program hangs (rather uses 100% CPU). 
> 
> I can investigate further (e.g building my own libffi), but that may
> not happen immediately.

Hey, please do. Sounds like it *should* work, at least. I sure don't 
have a PPC box to test on and I don't think anyone else involved in Ruby 
FFI does either.

- Charlie