ranlib - Converts archives to random libraries
ranlib [-t] archive...
command converts each archive file
to a format that enables fast, random access by the
Touches the named archives without modifying them.
If you specify the -t option, the ranlib command only touches the archives and does not modify them. This is useful after copying an archive or using make with the -t option in order to avoid having ld display an error message about an out-of-date symbol table.
command is included for compatibility
only. It is a shell script that invokes the
with the appropriate options (ar
with no options, and
To convert the archive file genlib.a, enter: ranlib genlib.a
Commands: ar(1), lorder(1), make(1)