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

Dominic Fandrey kamikaze at bsdforen.de
Sun Feb 24 19:39:24 UTC 2008

Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 24, 2008 at 10:04:33AM -0800, David O'Brien wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 11:18:08PM +0300, Ruslan Ermilov wrote:
>>> now bootstrap BSD ar on systems >700044, and that we call
>>> GNU ar/ranlib with the "g" prefix instead of "gnu-".
>> Why are you going against my preferences for "gnu-" - if I liked "g"
>> I would have done it that way in my patch.
> The reasoning for the "g" prefix sounded sane to me.
> Anyway, I don't want to argue about this point, and
> will leave it to you to decide (I've reverted to the
> "gnu-" prefix).

I'd prefer the g-prefix. It's commonly used, just thing gmake, gawk and 
similar stuff.

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