[Ffmpeg-devel] [MacIntel] ranlib issue

Ulrich von Zadow coder
Tue Aug 15 22:37:36 CEST 2006

Diego Biurrun wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 14, 2006 at 09:23:48PM +0200, Ulrich von Zadow wrote:
>> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>> On Sun, Aug 13, 2006 at 11:27:04AM +0200, Ulrich von Zadow wrote:
>>>> Diego Biurrun wrote:
>>>>> On Sat, Aug 12, 2006 at 08:29:34PM +0200, Ulrich von Zadow wrote:
>>>>>> It is still nessesary to run ranlib on the static libraries after make 
>>>>>> install, though, so make install is missing a step.
>>>>> Hmmm?  ranlib is run on the static libraries, look at the rule in the
>>>>> Makefile that creates them:
>>>>> $(LIB): $(STATIC_OBJS)
>>>>>       rm -f $@
>>>>>       $(AR) rc $@ $^ $(EXTRAOBJS)
>>>>>       $(RANLIB) $@
>>>> The error is '../lib/libavformat.a is out of date; rerun ranlib(1) 
>>>> (can't load from it)'. Running ranlib after install solves the issue. 
>>>> This is Mac-specific.
>>> Please try the attached patch, if you can test it on PPC as well as
>>> Intel that would be a plus.
>> No change: ranlib needs to be executed for static libraries, not dynamic 
>> ones, and it also needs parameters.
>> Anyway, the patch gave me enough pointers to work on the issue myself 
>> :-). Attached is a patch based on yours that fixes it. Since I have no 
>> idea whatsoever if this fits into the overall structure or breaks other 
>> plattforms, you'll probably want to change things.
> Oh, silly me, I put the declaration along with the shared library stuff
> where it might not be enabled for static builds...
>> --- common.mak	(revision 5990)
>> +++ common.mak	(working copy)
>> @@ -69,6 +69,7 @@
>>  install-lib-static: $(LIB)
>>  	install -d "$(libdir)"
>>  	install -m 644 $(LIB) "$(libdir)"
>> +	$(LIB_INSTALL_EXTRA_CMD) "$(libdir)"/$(LIB)
> This is not correct, if $(LIB_INSTALL_EXTRA_CMD) is not set it will
> attempt to run "$(libdir)"/$(LIB), which will result in an error...
> Anyway, I think I've fixed it portably and properly.  Report back if I
> didn't.

Yup - fixed :-).



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