On Sat, Feb 28, 2004 at 03:29:34AM +0000, clayton rollins wrote: > Hi List, > > I've been having problems with ar and nm not being able > to use the library files installed on my system, though > executables created with them seem to work fine. > libz is not the only library this happens with, just using > it as an example. > > The output: > >ar -t /usr/lib/libz.so.2 > /usr/libexec/elf/ar: /usr/lib/libz.so.2: File format not recognized > >nm /usr/lib/libz.so.2 > /usr/libexec/elf/nm: /usr/lib/libz.so.2: no symbols > > The problem was first noticed after a massive round > of portupgrading (due to the threading change). > Rebuilding the system with RELENG_4_9 as of today > did not fix the issue. > > Any ideas?
ar and nm work with static libraries, not shared. Perhaps you're looking for objdump. Kris
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