[Call for testers] "BSD ar"

Bernd Walter ticso at cicely12.cicely.de
Sat Jan 12 14:33:38 PST 2008

On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 03:37:03PM +0100, Kai Wang wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 12, 2008 at 03:12:02PM +0100, Bernd Walter wrote:
> > But then it is only used for building the toolchain, not for building
> > the world/universe itself.
> > Did you try adding it into the toolchain for your make universe tests?
> > I don't know how sensitive ar is to cross builds, but of course it is
> > important for us to support cross builds.
> I mentioned that I've done "make universe" in the first post, I meant
> that I've test the build of ar itself in various archs.
> Do you mean that I should use "BSD ar" to perform a "make world/universe",
> observing the process and examing the resulting library files generated?

Yes - that's what I ment.

> Yes. That's what I am doing now :) , but it takes time since "make universe"
> is not so fast on a slow laptop...

I can't await having another GPL tool being obsoleted :)

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