On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 09:35:48AM +0530, Joseph Koshy wrote:
> > With this change, we also bump the minimum requirement for source
> > upgrades from 6.0-RELEASE to "7.0-CURRENT at some point" because
> > new ar(1) requires libelf which is not available in previous
> > releases of FreeBSD.

> libelf should work fine on RELENG_6; we can merge it if needed.

I don't think it's needed. On systems that don't have
libelf/libarchive, we can simply fall back to using GNU
ar(1) for the purposes of build.

Ruslan Ermilov
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