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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 1/2v2] [RESENT-INLINE] Use libtoo

From: Peter Maydell
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH 1/2v2] [RESENT-INLINE] Use libtool instead of ar to create static libraries on Darwin.
Date: Tue, 3 May 2016 15:12:51 +0100

On 3 May 2016 at 14:50, Christopher Friedt <address@hidden> wrote:
> To be honest, if it weren't for the man page for libtool on Mac OS X
> [1] dating all the way back to Snow Leopard saying that libtool is the
> preferred tool on Mac for creating static archives, I'm left wondering
> if this is just a massive oversight / bug in Apple's ld64.

I think it's definitely a bug -- if "ar" and "ld" don't work
together Apple should remove "ar", not just unhelpfully break it.
We probably need to work around the bug anyway though.

-- PMM

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