REQUEST: Archive File Format Reference
Ian Lance Taylor
Tue Jun 20 21:02:00 GMT 2000
Date: Tue, 20 Jun 2000 21:47:32 -0400 (EDT)
From: "John Anthony Kazos Jr." <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Where is a reference to the archive file format used by ar(1) and friends? I
unfortunately find the source code thoroughly unreadable.
It is described in several places: the generic ELF description, the
SVR4 docs, the SVR3 docs, the ar(5) man page on many Unix systems (but
not many GNU/Linux systems).
More information about the Binutils