[stunnel-users] SSL Libraries on Debian

Hal Vaughan hal at thresholddigital.com
Tue Mar 14 08:29:59 CET 2006

On Tuesday 14 March 2006 01:33, you wrote:
> On Mon, 13 Mar 2006, Hal Vaughan wrote:
> > I tried compiling Stunnel on Debian and get an error -- I need the
> > ssl libraries.  I tried ./configure --with-ssl=/usr/lib/ssl, which
> > is where libssl-dev was installed, and it doesn't help.  There is a
> > libssl file in /usr/lib, but --with-ssl=/usr/lib/ssl doesn't seem
> > to work either. What package on Debian provides the needed headers
> > (according to aptitude, libssl-dev, the one I installed, does, but
> > experience is telling me otherwise).
> This is what I have on my debian systems:
> ii  libssl-dev     0.9.7e-3sarge1 SSL development libraries, header
> files and
> ii  libssl0.9.7    0.9.7e-3sarge1 SSL shared libraries
> > (This, btw, is why I am trying to make static binaries -- you can
> > never tell what to expect on Linux systems at this point.  Often
> > config/make doesn't work and there are many times when packages
> > don't work out for one reason or another.)
> I share your thinking, rolling out 50 binaries is not something you'd
> do with make install but with kickstart or the like.
> In the past I had a different reason for wanting to compile it
> statically: FreeBSD jails.  It makes it all the easier if you don't
> have to worry about shared libraries in your jailed environment.

So you've gotten it to compile and produce static binaries for FreeBSD?  
How hard was it compared to a regular compile?

Any tips/suggestions/pointers?



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