Build Failure: webkit-gtk2

Jerry jerry at
Mon Jan 12 18:55:14 UTC 2015

On Mon, 12 Jan 2015 15:20:23 +0100, Kurt Jaeger stated:

>> Is anyone besides me having a problem building "webkit-gtk2"? It fails with
>> this error message:
>>   CXXLD
>>   CXXLD    Programs/LLIntOffsetsExtractor
>> /usr/bin/ld:./.libs/libWTF.a: file format not recognized; treating as
>> linker script /usr/bin/ld:./.libs/libWTF.a:1: syntax error  
>The webkit-gtk2 build fails if the ports 'ar' is found before the system
>Check $PATH and put /usr/bin before /usr/local/bin.

Okay, that fixed the problem. While it may not be technically a "BUG", it is a
serious annoyance never-the-less.

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