Subject: Re: make and the .c.a rule
To: Greg Hudson <>
From: Ted Lemon <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 12/17/1995 21:23:59
Supporting archive rules across multiple object file formats is hard,
and, IMHO, probably not worth it - too much bookkeeping.   My
experience has been that the best I can do with make and all its
archive support trivialities is to make sure that when they fail, they
fail safe, because they fail a lot.