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Bug 725210 - net-wireless/mdk calls ar directly
Summary: net-wireless/mdk calls ar directly
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Rick Farina (Zero_Chaos)
Depends on:
Blocks: tc-directly
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Reported: 2020-05-25 07:19 UTC by Agostino Sarubbo
Modified: 2021-11-19 17:07 UTC (History)
0 users

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build.log (build.log,10.17 KB, text/plain)
2020-05-25 07:19 UTC, Agostino Sarubbo

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Description Agostino Sarubbo gentoo-dev 2020-05-25 07:19:03 UTC
This is an auto-filed bug because net-wireless/mdk 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 2020-05-25 07:19:08 UTC
Created attachment 641560 [details]

build log and emerge --info
Comment 2 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2021-11-19 17:07:19 UTC
The bug has been closed via the following commit(s):

commit 32044c346cfa368591cfbeb9ad16576edd07829d
Author:     Rick Farina <>
AuthorDate: 2021-11-19 15:48:49 +0000
Commit:     Mike Gilbert <>
CommitDate: 2021-11-19 17:06:58 +0000

    net-wireless/mdk: respect AR
    Signed-off-by: Rick Farina <>
    Signed-off-by: Mike Gilbert <>

 net-wireless/mdk/mdk-3.6-r1.ebuild | 2 +-
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+), 1 deletion(-)