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Bug 476010 - dev-lang/R : does not respect AR
Summary: dev-lang/R : does not respect AR
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal QA (vote)
Assignee: Denis Dupeyron (RETIRED)
Depends on:
Blocks: tc-directly
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Reported: 2013-07-06 22:32 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2014-01-15 12:18 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2013-07-06 22:32:54 UTC
You receive this bug because this package does not respect my system's AR (x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-ar) and calls directly /usr/bin/ar
The possible solutions to fix this issue are:
1)Fix the buildsystem, if you can;
2)inherit toolchain-funcs and use tc-export AR
3)inherit toolchain-funcs and use emake AR="$(tc-getAR)"

From the build log:

ar cr libtre.a regcomp.o regerror.o regexec.o tre-ast.o tre-compile.o tre-match-approx.o tre-match-backtrack.o tre-match-parallel.o tre-mem.o tre-parse.o tre-stack.o 
Comment 1 Justin Lecher (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2014-01-15 12:18:34 UTC
+  15 Jan 2014; Justin Lecher <> -R-2.10.1.ebuild,
+  -R-2.15.3.ebuild:
+  Drop old; fixes #478572 (EAPI <4 should be removed), #476010 & #476008
+  (Respect AR and LDFLAGS), #438544 (Installation Problems with version 2),
+  #425708 (stack smashing)