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Re: lynx-dev Crypto Question

From: T.E.Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Crypto Question
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 1999 22:32:09 -2800 (EDT)

> On Thu, 30 Sep 1999, T.E.Dickey wrote: 
> > > Where and how, specifically, do I tell the Lynx configure and make about  
> > > my Open SSL files? I am unable to use the standard directory structure  
> > > (/usr ...) and, therefore, plopped Open SSL into a directory in my home  
> > > dir.  
> >  
> > you don't - the makefile looks for SSL in a particular place -- iirc, 
> > /usr/local/ssl (so you would edit the makefile if that doesn't match). 
> Tom, this is a bit unusual. Shouldn't we normally expect configure 
> to find the libraries when the environment variable LIBS is set to 
> "-L/path_to/ssl/lib" and CPPFLAGS is set to "-I/path_to/ssl/include", 

no - we don't have it in the configure script because we don't have
_anything_ in the normal distribution regarding ssl.  patching the
configure script as part of the ssl patch is a bit messy (doable,
but not worth the time relative to having someone change just the
one line in the makefile).

> where path_to is the path to the parent directory for ssl. I haven't 
> tried to compile the SSL lynx binary, but this syntax for interacting 
> with configure generally works for other libraries not in the usual 
> place. 
>                              Doug 
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> Doug Kaufman 
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Thomas E. Dickey

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