Re: Install Issue

From: Daniel Black <>
Date: Fri, 13 Nov 2009 23:30:17 +1100

On Wednesday 11 November 2009 14:09:51 Roman Gelfand wrote:
> When running ./configure, I get the following messages,
> checking for library containing ERR_peek_error... -lcrypto
> checking for library containing SSL_library_init... no
> configure: error: libssl not found
> libssl.a is there, but doesn't contain the above symbols. Any help is
> appreciated.
> Thanks in advance

The other approach I should of mentioned was configuring with --disable-
shared. Linking static libraries into shared libraries is prohibited on some
platforms, like Linux x86_64, due to lack of PIC (Position independent code).

Hope you got through this one way or another and its working well for you.
Suggested improvements welcome.

Received on Fri Nov 13 2009 - 12:31:07 PST

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