buildworld falure: truncated or malformed archive

Warner Losh imp at
Fri Dec 28 00:16:01 UTC 2018

On Thu, Dec 27, 2018, 5:29 PM Ed Maste <emaste at wrote:

> On Thu, 27 Dec 2018 at 14:35, Ryan Stone <rysto32 at> wrote:
> >
> > I seem to recall something about libarchive or ar having a bug
> > creating archives > 4GB,
> Indeed, FreeBSD's bespoke ar does not support the /SYM64/ format
> needed for offsets >4GB. imp@ also ran into this; I'm not sure what's
> causing libclang.a to be >4GB. Is there one object file that's
> unreasonably large?

For me it was a DEBUG_FLAGS=-g I had in make.conf that I'd forgotten about.

Ar should fail to create a .a that's >4GB.


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