On Wed, 11 Mar 2015 22:20:58 +0000 Brett Cannon email@example.com wrote:
You're ignoring that it's not maintained,
According to which metric/criterion?
changeset: 94932:86c9ef950288 user: Steve Dower firstname.lastname@example.org date: Tue Mar 10 09:56:38 2015 -0700 summary: Issue #23606: Disable ctypes.util.find_library("c") on Windows so tests are skipped while we figure out how best to approach the CRT change
changeset: 94756:7c6e3358221a user: Serhiy Storchaka email@example.com date: Thu Feb 26 15:27:57 2015 +0200 summary: Silenced minor GCC warnings.
changeset: 94653:a84ae2ccd220 user: Serhiy Storchaka firstname.lastname@example.org date: Mon Feb 16 20:52:17 2015 +0200 summary: Issue #23450: Fixed possible integer overflows.
Who knows what improvements, bugfixes, etc. exist upstream in libffi that we lack because no one wants to go through and figure it out.
Well, who knows? How about you enlighten us about that? And why do you think cffi, which *also* requires libffi, would be better served in that regard?