cabal: library archive index and Mac OS X?
Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Mon Mar 21 05:22:13 EST 2005
Isaac Jones <ijones at syntaxpolice.org> writes:
> > The index stores a time stamp; if the .a file's modification date is
> > newer, then ld will refuse to load from it until you re-run
> > ranlib. This commonly happens when you first build your .a files and
> > then touch their modification date while installing.
> Owch. That's some odd behavior; any links to an explanation for why
> it works that way? Does this happen on other arches?
Yes, this is exactly the way it works on Solaris as well.
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