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Re: static libraries

Brian May <bmay@csse.monash.edu.au> writes:

> Is it legal to have a static library within a static library?

Legal, yes (there's no actual law in Sweden against it, doubt there is
in Australia). Valid, possibly, since an `ar' archive is just that, it
can contain anything, but I doubt that it has a defined meaning. I'd
vote for it being a bug in libtool.

> If so, I have found a bug in Debian's strip command, as it doesn't
> work properly in this case.

How does it fail?