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Old 06-28-2005, 03:47 PM   #1
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GNU Library Archives


I have a couple of 200+ library archives (libXXX.a) from MinGW and wxWidgets that I want to extract contents lists into corresponding text files, so that I can perform simple text seachers for the libraries corresponding to unresolved symbols in my builds.

The archive print command

ar -p libXXX.a

prints out loads of binary crap along with the symbol text. Is there any utility that can extract clean text.

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