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NAME

        ranlib - generate index to archive.
 

SYNOPSIS

        ranlib [-vV] archive
 

DESCRIPTION

        ranlib  generates  an index to the contents of an archive and stores it
        in the archive.  The index lists each symbol defined by a member of  an
        archive that is a relocatable object file.
 
        You may use nm -s or nm --print-armap to list this index.
 
        An  archive  with  such  an  index speeds up linking to the library and
        allows routines in the library to call each  other  without  regard  to
        their placement in the archive.
 
        The  GNU  ranlib  program  is another form of GNU ar; running ranlib is
        completely equivalent to executing ar -s.
 

OPTIONS

        -v
        -V
        --version
            Show the version number of ranlib.
nm(1), and the Info entries for binutils.
 

COPYRIGHT

        Copyright (c) 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995,  1996,  1997,  1998,  1999,
        2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
 
        Permission  is  granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document
        under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version  1.1  or
        any  later  version  published by the Free Software Foundation; with no
        Invariant Sections, with no Front-Cover Texts, and with  no  Back-Cover
        Texts.  A copy of the license is included in the section entitled ‘‘GNU
        Free Documentation License’’.
 

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