Subject: Re: Snapshot report - 6th April tar_files
To: Alistair G. Crooks <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/09/1994 17:21:35
> I tried all kinds of incantations.  I couldn't get Alan Barrett's
> ranlib shell script (both of them) to work, I just kept getting that
> good old error 10 from, and so...

The first version was supposed to work if you ran it from a directory
that already contained copies of the relevant *.o files.  The second
version had a typo "ar r __.SYMDEF" instead of "ar d __.SYMDEF", which
escaped my notice for a long time.  Fortunatly, the script shouldn't be
needed any more.

--apb (Alan Barrett)