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Re: gnustep-base problem on win32

From: Helge Hess
Subject: Re: gnustep-base problem on win32
Date: Fri, 30 Mar 2001 12:53:34 +0200

Richard Frith-Macdonald wrote:
> > a) you did configure against OpenSSL which probably isn't available in
> > your installation.
> > BTW: What does gstep-base use SSL for ?
> NSURL/NSURLHandle support for https
> It also provides ssl encrypted NSFileHandles, but that's an extra, not part 
> of the
> OpenStep or MacOS-X APIs.
> If you run 'configure', and it doesn't find openssl, everything should still 
> work
> though ... you just lose support for https.

Suggestion: put such stuff in bundles. That way you can support any
scheme and you don't have such a tight connection to specific libraries.
(eg in RPMs you will need to either require OpenSSL or leave it out
completly, two pkgs are much nicer).
Compile time configuration is a 'bad thing', IMHO.
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