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Re: lynx-dev Lynx and SSL

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Lynx and SSL
Date: Sun, 26 Aug 2001 18:59:26 -0400
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On Sun, Aug 26, 2001 at 04:03:53PM +0000, Patrick Ash   wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Aug 2001 15:59:57 -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> OpenSSL built in, I have written some
> >> code to provide a status line message that will give the user info on
> >> the level of encryption for the current page. I have put this into a
> >> macro in lymainloop.c and mapped it to a key combination. 
> >> 
> >> The macro uses "#ifdef USE_SSL"  to determine if SSL support is built
> >> into Lynx. The problem I am having is that with just#ifdef USE_SSL,
> >> the macro does not execute. If I add an #else, the error message
> >> prints fine. 
> >
> >it should (USE_SSL would only be defined if the configure-script defines it)
> >--> I need more info
> > 
> I use --with-ssl=/openssl-0.9.6b in the configure script. Lynx builds
> without problem, and I can go to https sites without any error.
> Testing on the  fortify site 
> shows Lynx using 168 bit encryption. 

does lynx_cfg.h have USE_SSL defined?
That's done by this bit of configure script:

#include <stdio.h>
#include <openssl/ssl.h>
#include <ssl.h>
        [SSL_shutdown((SSL *)0)],
if test "$cf_ssl_library" = yes ; then
        AC_ERROR(Cannot link with ssl library)

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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