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Re: make error...can not create "ar"

From: Richard Dunham
Subject: Re: make error...can not create "ar"
Date: Fri, 14 Jun 2002 15:20:53 -0700

Thank you...it worked like a champ.


"Paul D. Smith" wrote:
> %% Regarding make error...can not create "ar" ; you wrote:
>   rd> # make ar
>   rd> /opt/SUNWspro/bin/cc -g    ar.c   -o ar
> You can't make it because ar is a system utility (the library archive
> creator, the thing that creates libXXX.a files).  It is not a part of
> GNU make.
>   rd> make[2]: ar: Command not found
> This means that make can't find the ar program, which you must make
> available to build GNU make.
> On Solaris, these tools are kept in the strange and unusual
> /usr/ccs/bin, so make sure that directory is in your $PATH variable.
> --
> -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
>  Paul D. Smith <address@hidden>          Find some GNU make tips at:
>  http://www.gnu.org                      http://www.paulandlesley.org/gmake/
>  "Please remain calm...I may be mad, but I am a professional." --Mad Scientist

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