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Re: lynx-dev Re: Configuring Lynx to use OpenSSL?

From: Thomas E. Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Re: Configuring Lynx to use OpenSSL?
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2001 19:21:24 -0400 (EDT)

On Fri, 13 Jul 2001 address@hidden wrote:

> Err,OpenSSL support isn't/wasn't enabled as an default option unlike
> some of the other features by lynx's configure script when I
> compiled Lynx.

yes (it's not a default, intentionally, since not everyone wants OpenSSL)

> I had to add --with-ssl to the shell script I use to build my copy of
> lynx with.
> This might be a cause of some of the confusion about Lynx and OpenSSL
> support.

I was looking through Bugzilla today and downloaded a (presumably recent)
rpm that has ssl in it, for analysis.

Actually I wanted to see if it's based on recent-enough code, since I've
noticed more than once that some of Redhat's packages are not based on
current source, even though there are patches made to the spec file, e.g.,
cproto, diffstat, and of course ncurses.  But occasionally they fix

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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