[fpc-devel] Build on Fedora-Extras buildsystem failes for ppc

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Wed Dec 21 13:36:40 CET 2005

On 21 dec 2005, at 13:31, Micha Nelissen wrote:

>>> You can write a temporary script that adds all files to the   
>>> archive, and run ar < script, or something similar.
>> That won't work, and using 'ar `cat list`' probably neither.
> Why not ? The long list of files would be in the script file. The  
> file 'script' is not meant to be executable, it is an "ar script".

Seems like GNU ar is different from other ar's in that if you specify  
the -M option, it can indeed get its arguments from stdin (I don't  
know any other ar which works that way). So that would indeed be a  
possible solution for Linux.


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