Commit 63a5c646 authored by simonmar's avatar simonmar

[project @ 2003-03-21 10:59:20 by simonmar]

GNU ar seems to have trouble with duplicate object file names if you
use the 's' modifier, so detect GNU ar here and use a simple 'ar q'
command to create archives.

This bug was tickled when I replaced an 'ar q' with '$(AR)' in yesterday: the default $(AR) is 'ar clqs'.
parent 301f1535
dnl $Id: aclocal.m4,v 1.113 2003/01/27 16:41:18 simonmar Exp $
dnl $Id: aclocal.m4,v 1.114 2003/03/21 10:59:20 simonmar Exp $
dnl Extra autoconf macros for the Glasgow fptools
......@@ -337,7 +337,13 @@ if test -z "$ArCmdRaw"; then
echo "You don't seem to have ar in your PATH...I have no idea how to make a library"
exit 1;
if $ArCmdRaw clqsZ conftest.a >/dev/null 2>/dev/null; then
dnl GNU ar needs special treatment: it appears to have problems with
dnl object files with the same name if you use the 's' modifier, but
dnl simple 'ar q' works fine, and doesn't need a separate ranlib.
if $ArCmdRaw --version | grep 'GNU' >/dev/null 2>/dev/null; then
elif $ArCmdRaw clqsZ conftest.a >/dev/null 2>/dev/null; then
elif $ArCmdRaw clqs conftest.a >/dev/null 2>/dev/null; then
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