Thus spake Vincent Renardias:
> % mips-linux-gcc -o pwgen pwgen.o -lm
> /usr/local/mips-linux/lib/libc.a: could not read symbols: Archive has no
> index; run ranlib to add one
> running mips-linux-ranlib on the given file does not change anything.
> (ie: still getting the same message)
Did you use mips-linux-ar to create the archive?
Many packages, I've discovered, don't listen to $AR in the
environment, and I used to get that error all the time.
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