Subject: Re: libbfd.a problems???
To: Brian C. Grayson <>
From: Brian C. Grayson <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/30/1997 09:18:18
Brian C. Grayson wrote:
>   If I do a `make clean' in /usr/src/gnu/lib/bfd, followed by a
> `make', I get:
> ...
> building standard bfd library
> /usr/local/bin/nm: /usr/src/gnu/lib/bfd/../../dist/bfd/libbfd.c:
> File format not recognized
> ranlib libbfd.a
> ranlib: libbfd.a is not an archive
> *** Error code 1

  A few people wrote to say that things were working for them.
I'm not sure what the exact problem was (nm? ranlib?), but I
went ahead and did a make -k install, and a make cleandir && make
build (after a reboot) went cleanly.  So one of my build programs
must have been old.  Thanks for the notes.

Brian Grayson (
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