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patch #8183: look for host-prefixed ar

Submitted by:  Benedikt Morbach <bmorbach>
Submitted on:  Thu 19 Sep 2013 11:22:15 AM UTC  
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  Done Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  Sergey Poznyakoff <gray> Open/Closed:  Closed

Wed 12 Feb 2014 01:14:24 PM UTC, comment #3:

I applied it. Thanks!

Sergey Poznyakoff <gray>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 24 Jan 2014 09:54:25 AM UTC, comment #2:

I only hit this with ar.
We actually only have the host-prefixed tools, so the others should be fine.

About AC_SUBST: I just wanted to keep the patch small. Why use two lines if it can be done in one.
Feel free to amend though, if you prefer

Benedikt Morbach <bmorbach>
Thu 09 Jan 2014 04:24:36 PM UTC, comment #1:

Is it needed only for ar? What about other bintools (ld, etc)? Also, what is wrong in using AC_SUBST?

Sergey Poznyakoff <gray>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Thu 19 Sep 2013 11:22:15 AM UTC, original submission:

This patch changes to look for '${host}-ar' before looking for the unprefixed 'ar'.
This id useful when cross-compiling when all your binutils are prefixed.
I used AC_CHECK_TOOLS instead of AC_CHECK_TOOL, since autoconf docs say that the former calls AC_SUBST

Benedikt Morbach <bmorbach>


Attached Files
file #29176:  tar-1.26-look-for-host-prefixed-ar.patch added by bmorbach (828B - text/x-patch - the patch)


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