ranlib - generate index to archive.
ranlib [-vV] archive
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.
Show the version number of ranlib.
ar(1), nm(1), and the Info entries for binutils.
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