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Bug 724400 - sci-chemistry/mopac7 calls ar directly
Summary: sci-chemistry/mopac7 calls ar directly
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Chemistry-Related Packages
Keywords: PullRequest
Depends on:
Blocks: tc-directly
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Reported: 2020-05-21 07:41 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2020-11-21 21:22 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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build.log (build.log,112.47 KB, text/plain)
2020-05-21 07:41 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2020-05-21 07:41:33 UTC
This is an auto-filed bug because sci-chemistry/mopac7 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 2020-05-21 07:41:39 UTC
Created attachment 640674 [details]

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-11-21 21:22:00 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit c686715a25d808342ad192a74566ea58f0b73d3a
Author:     Jakov Smolic <>
AuthorDate: 2020-11-21 21:21:14 +0000
Commit:     David Seifert <>
CommitDate: 2020-11-21 21:21:14 +0000

    sci-chemistry/mopac7: update Makefile
    Static libs support was dropped in
    6462d72580431c13b96063e7a6935e4f89b281f4. Update the Makefile to reflect
    changes. 'ar' is not being called anymore.
    Package-Manager: Portage-3.0.8, Repoman-3.0.1
    Signed-off-by: Jakov Smolic <>
    Signed-off-by: David Seifert <>

 sci-chemistry/mopac7/files/Makefile | 5 -----
 1 file changed, 5 deletions(-)