Replaces, or adds, files in the specified library.
If the library does not exist, a new library file is created and a diagnostic message is written to standard error.You can use this option in conjunction with other compatible command-line options.
-q is an alias for
If no files are specified and the library exists, the results are undefined. Files that replace existing files do not change the order of the library.
-u option is used, then only those files with
dates of modification later than the library files are replaced.
option is used, then
must be present and
specifies that new files are to be placed after (
-a) or before
Otherwise the new files are placed at the end.
To add or replace obj1.o, obj2.o, and obj3.o files in a library, enter:
armar -r mylib.a obj1.o obj2.o obj3.o
To replace files with names beginning with k in a library, and only if the file in the library is older than the specified file, enter:
armar -ru mylib.a k*.o