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11. Using make to Update Archive Files

Archive files are files containing named subfiles called members; they are maintained with the program ar and their main use is as subroutine libraries for linking.

11.1 Archive Members as Targets  Archive members as targets.
11.2 Implicit Rule for Archive Member Targets  The implicit rule for archive member targets.
11.3 Dangers When Using Archives  Dangers to watch out for when using archives.
11.4 Suffix Rules for Archive Files  You can write a special kind of suffix rule for updating archives.

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