[RFC] build system replacement

Denys Vlasenko vda.linux at googlemail.com
Tue Jun 3 14:27:41 UTC 2008

On Tuesday 03 June 2008 15:18, Bernhard Fischer wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 03, 2008 at 11:36:21AM +0200, Bernd Schmidt wrote:
> > There appears to be one additional problem.  Sometimes I get the  
> > following cycle:
> >
> > bernds at beaker /local/src/uclibc/bernds/uClibc $ make
> > make[1]: `conf' is up to date.
> >  STRIP -X --strip-debug -R .note -R .comment lib/libpthread.a
> >   AR cr lib/libpthread.a
> yea, that doesn't make sense to me. First create the archive,
> then strip it.

I don't think it will work. strip can't operate on .a files.

The message is misleading - in reality here
strip acts not on lib/libpthread.a but on .o files
which will then go into lib/libpthread.a.

Run make V=1 and it will be visible.

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