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Bug 722346 - app-misc/lcdproc calls ar directly
Summary: app-misc/lcdproc calls ar directly
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Conrad Kostecki
Depends on:
Blocks: tc-directly
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Reported: 2020-05-11 07:16 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2020-05-11 21:54 UTC (History)
0 users

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build.log (build.log,20.70 KB, text/plain)
2020-05-11 07:16 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2020-05-11 07:16:04 UTC
This is an auto-filled bug because app-misc/lcdproc calls ar directly.
The issue was originally discovered on amd64, 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.

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 x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-ar and by removing the /usr/bin/ar binary.
Comment 1 Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2020-05-11 07:16:13 UTC
Created attachment 637876 [details]

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-05-11 21:54:05 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 49ac6b2067ef13ec331862fb25937ee5f0128749
Author:     Conrad Kostecki <>
AuthorDate: 2020-05-11 21:52:03 +0000
Commit:     Conrad Kostecki <>
CommitDate: 2020-05-11 21:53:54 +0000

    app-misc/lcdproc: don't call directly ar
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.99, Repoman-2.3.22
    Signed-off-by: Conrad Kostecki <>

 .../lcdproc-0.5.9-respect-users-ldflags.patch      |  25 +++
 app-misc/lcdproc/lcdproc-0.5.9-r1.ebuild           | 233 +++++++++++++++++++++
 2 files changed, 258 insertions(+)