[OpenBIOS] [PATCH] Rename conflicting hfsplus files

Segher Boessenkool segher at kernel.crashing.org
Fri Nov 19 02:40:11 CET 2010

>>> Files in fs/hfs and fs/hfsplus have same names, this causes problems
>>> during linkage.
>> That sounds like a bug in the build system.  Can you fix that instead?
>> That would actually fix it, your patch is just an ugly band-aid :-(
> As investigated previously, the problem occurs when the libfs.a
> library already exists and one of its source files changes. It seems
> like `ar' tries to do an incremental update of object files and gets
> confused about the identically named files within the archive,
> symptoms are missing (or duplicate?) symbols.

Sounds to me like the real problem is with how ar is used, then?
Can you show the ar commands that fail?


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