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Bug 720964

Summary: media-libs/rtaudio calls ar directly
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Agostino Sarubbo <ago>
Component: Current packagesAssignee: Professional Audio Applications Maintainers <proaudio>
Status: CONFIRMED ---    
Severity: normal CC: gavinlee303
Priority: Normal    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Whiteboard:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 243502    
Attachments: build.log
Attempt at a fix

Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2020-05-04 16:50:55 UTC
This is an auto-filled bug because media-libs/rtaudio calls ar directly.
The issue was originally discovered on arm64, but it may be reproducible on other arches as well.
If you think that a different summary clarifies the issue better, feel free to change it.
Attached build log and emerge --info.

NOTE:
If you think it doesn't make sense fix these type of issues, I'd like to point out that won't be possible use a different AR implementation (like llvm-ar) by setting the AR variable. So this issue has been reproduced by setting the AR variable to aarch64-unknown-linux-gnu-ar and by removing the /usr/bin/ar binary.
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2020-05-04 16:51:07 UTC
Created attachment 635998 [details]
build.log

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Gavin Pryke 2020-12-23 06:20:09 UTC
Created attachment 679287 [details, diff]
Attempt at a fix

Please try this patch, I applied it and moved /usr/bin/ar out of the way temporarily and the build succeeded.

Thanks.
Comment 3 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2020-12-23 07:32:15 UTC
Hello, thanks for the patch. I believe you can speed up the process by making a pull-request via Github.