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RE: AR error
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Fri, 20 Oct 2006 18:57:24 +0100
- Subject: RE: AR error
On 20 October 2006 18:19, David L. Morgan wrote:
> I am running cygwin 1.5.21-1 on a Windows XP64 system, and am having
> a problem with AR on the system, where AR reports "File format not
> recognized" when I attempt to link what appears to be a valid object. Here
> is an example:
> $ make -n
> ar -ar -o /cygdrive/c/tree/dbc/lib/libendian.a endian.o
> $ make
> ar: endian.o: File format not recognized
> make: *** [/cygdrive/c/tree/dbc/lib/libendian.a] Error 1
> Any ideas? I've tried several invocations of ar and I get the same result.
ar -cr -o /cygdrive/c/tree/dbc/lib/libendian.a endian.o
works for me. '-a' is a modifier, not a keyletter.
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