[HEADS UP] ar(1) front-end committed. (notes for cross compile)

Ruslan Ermilov ru at freebsd.org
Fri Feb 22 07:36:16 UTC 2008

On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 05:14:26AM +1100, Peter Jeremy wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 21, 2008 at 06:16:27PM +0300, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> >With this change, we also bump the minimum requirement for source
> >upgrades from 6.0-RELEASE to "7.0-CURRENT at some point" because
> >new ar(1) requires libelf which is not available in previous
> >releases of FreeBSD.
> Can't libelf be added to the bootstrap toolchain if it doesn't already exist?
Theoretically yes, but then there's also libarchive, and I'm
not sure which versions of libelf/libarchive were tested to
work with BSD ar(1).  I have a different idea of how to fix

Ruslan Ermilov
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