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From: Martin Wille (mw8329_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-08-23 12:37:43

Vaclav Vesely wrote:

> gcc-Archive-action expects that "ar" is int the PATH. Shouldn't it use the
> GCC_BIN_DIRECTORY in the same way as gcc-C++-action does?

I agree to the general intent but I don't like the patch.

It is common to have gcc installed at a different location as
ar is installed at. So assuming ar to live in $GCC_BIN_DIRECTORY
would be a bad idea.

ar is sometimes installed at "unusual" places (e.g. /usr/ccs/bin/ar).
So, we should have an AR variable that defauls to "ar" and can be
set by the user, IMHO.



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