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Re: Re: Does 'ar' work with native MS Windows libs?
On Wed, Oct 04, 2006 at 09:37:09AM -0400, Williams, Gerald S (Jerry) wrote:
>>Thank you for bringing this up. I forgot to mention (a sure
>>sign that my multitasking scaling is rolling over) that I also
>>tried the P option.
>> While this usually works, I found cases where it did not.
>>Since I see nothing wrong with the source and I am short on time, I am
>>going to chalk this up to an unidentified mistake on my part, unless I
>>see it again and have time to build bintools myself and step through
>>the code in debug.
>You've probably already ruled this out, but if you do see it again, you
>might want to verify that you're not mixing path separators (LIB.EXE
>will use either). I believe you must use only backslash-style
>separators if you want to interoperate with ar.
If 'ar' insists on backslash separators that is surely a bug.
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