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

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Mon Feb 25 10:20:57 UTC 2008


"David O'Brien" <obrien at freebsd.org> writes:
> Additionally from what's been said, various autoconf configs may even
> explicity look for gar and use it instead of /usr/bin/ar.  Given your
> desire to replace GNU ar with this new ar, why would you not want to use
> it everywhere?

1) I doubt it 2) bsd.ports.mk already addresses this for gmake by
explicitly setting MAKE=gmake, it is trivial to extend this with
AR=/usr/bin/ar and RANLIB=/usr/bin/ranlib if you're so worried.

This is getting really counter-productive...

DES
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