Subject: long name ar fix to NetBSD-current (and probably FreeBSD, too) linker
To: None <>
From: Mark Eichin <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/29/1993 09:28:45
>> Breaks the build of which kerberos? KerberosV? I build the Net2
>> (non-MIT) version of KerberosIV w/o trouble... Zephyr, on the other

The MIT Kerberos 4 release. (I wouldn't be surprised if Kevin Fall
renamed those files for his other Berkeley Kerberos work, but I don't
know for sure.)

As has been discussed before, anything with file names long enough to
get "mangled" by ar rather than truncating will cause the linker to
barf. ar is self-consistent, but ld has never dealt with the long