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Re: The query about ranlib for binutils-2.22 and below
- From: Nick Clifton <nickc at redhat dot com>
- To: "Zhangwen (Esan)" <zwzhangwen dot zhang at huawei dot com>, "binutils at sourceware dot org" <binutils at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Mon, 3 Apr 2017 10:47:12 +0100
- Subject: Re: The query about ranlib for binutils-2.22 and below
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> Sorry to say that binutils-2.22 was used into our project and now I have no idea to clear up the timestamps.
> Could anybody know to how use zero for timestamps and uids/gid using ranlib-2.22 or other resolution ?
Sorry, I do not think that you can do this using the 2.22 binutils, or earlier.
You could build your own version of ar from a newer binutils and use it exclusively
for eliminating the timestamps.
Or - you could use a binary editor program to zero the bytes that contain the timestamps.