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

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Wed Dec 21 13:40:23 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.

All except Solaris and Mac OS X I think, or are there other platforms that
don't use GNU binutils?

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