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    Rework how iOS does linking (#8127) · 98b0d05d
    thoughtpolice authored
    iOS has some particular constraints about how applications can be built:
     * We must generate a static library (.a) since XCode does the final
     * We need to carefully give the right set of arguments to libtool in
       the case we're generating an archive.
     * Dynamic linking isn't supported.
     * It can only be done on OS X.
    This patch cleans up all of the above. We add a new flag `-staticlib`
    (only supported on Darwin) that allows us to produce archive files using
    libtool, and a -pgmlibtool flag to control which 'libtool' executable to
    This fixes #8127. I believe this is the last piece missing from the iOS
    cross compiler.
    Authored-by: lukexi's avatarLuke Iannini <lukexi@me.com>
    Authored-by: maxs's avatarMaxwell Swadling <maxwellswadling@gmail.com>
    Authored-by: default avatarStephen Blackheath <...@blacksapphire.com>
    Signed-off-by: thoughtpolice's avatarAustin Seipp <aseipp@pobox.com>
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