[OpenBIOS] [PATCH] Rename conflicting hfsplus files

Blue Swirl blauwirbel at gmail.com
Sun Nov 21 13:33:04 CET 2010

On Fri, Nov 19, 2010 at 2:15 AM, Segher Boessenkool
<segher at kernel.crashing.org> wrote:
>> Sounds to me like the real problem is with how ar is used, then?
>> Can you show the ar commands that fail?
> Oh I see now.  ar doesn't store pathname.
> If you can require a new enough binutils (2.19 or newer), you could
> use "thin archives", which don't have this limitation, and have
> some more advantages.  See the -T option to ar (ar rcsT bla.a ...)
> Another option is to have an archive file per directory.

The object files could be renamed before archiving, or GCC -o target
could be different from what simple %o: %.c substitution rule would

But googling for the project finds very few references, most of them
are OpenBIOS. This seems to be the source:
It's stale, but I found it here:
in the project hfsplusutils. Linux fs/hfsplus seems to be very different.

So I think renaming would be the easiest solution, in the unlikely
event that hfsplusutils project revives we can still pretty easily

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