On Mon, Aug 30, 2010 at 3:53 PM, Tor Lillqvist <email@example.com> wrote:
> Wondering: What is the reason for linker not to be able to handle this?Because it isn't supposed to. It behaves as documented, and as
UNIX-style linkers always have.
See the ld manual page, look for "The linker will search an archive
only once, at the location where it is specified on the command line".