bugGNU MIX Development Kit - Bugs: bug #41097, ar: no archive members specified


bug #41097: ar: no archive members specified

Submitted by:  Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign>
Submitted on:  Sat 04 Jan 2014 02:32:11 PM UTC  
Category: NoneSeverity: 3 - Normal
Item Group: NoneStatus: Ready For Test
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Jose Antonio Ortega Ruiz <jao>
Open/Closed: Open

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Mon 06 Jan 2014 02:03:52 AM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks for the report, Ryan. I've commited to the git repo a candidate fix, but i cannot test it because i don't have an OS X system. Could you try it, please?

Jose Antonio Ortega Ruiz <jao>
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Sat 04 Jan 2014 02:32:11 PM UTC, original submission:

Compilation of mdk fails on OS X v10.9:

This problem was known to the MacPorts project when mdk 1.2.1 was initially added to MacPorts in 2005, but was apparently not reported to you because the problem remains with 1.2.7:


It seems that libreplace.a is empty, and OS X's version of ar does not allow you to use empty libraries.

The workaround we committed was to add a dummy function to the library so that it is not empty:


Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign>


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    Sat 04 Jan 2014 02:32:11 PM UTCryandesignAttached File-=>Added main.log, #30184

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