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Re: [VMS/committed]: Set extension to archive member
On Apr 17, 2012, at 6:23 PM, Douglas B Rupp wrote:
> On 4/17/2012 3:50 AM, Tristan Gingold wrote:
>> VMS archives member names doesn't have extension (only the 'basename' is stored).
>> But this is not the usual convention for ar, and some tools (libtool) expect that extracted
>> members of an archive to have the standard object extension.
>> This patch implements this behaviour, thus making VMS archives more UNIX friendly.
>> Committed on trunk.
> So if one inserts a .o, it extracts as a .obj?
Yes. That looks strange, but the extension is lost in the archive.