Missing dependency (Attn: links, w3m maintainers) (Was Re: ossl 0.9.7 is still needed by some apps)

Igor Peshansky pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Wed Mar 28 19:30:00 GMT 2007

On Wed, 28 Mar 2007, Joel Rubin wrote:

> I decided to clean up my cygwin setup and got rid of some things and
> reinstalled stuff. I found out that the current versions of two of the
> text-only browsers, links and w3m, won't run unless you have openssl097
> which is, unless you uncheck the hide box, invisible in setup.
> Doing a Google search, I see that this has been a problem in the past
> with other packages.

Yes, this is a missing dependency issue.  Since openssl is now pointing to
a new version, and these packages have not been recompiled, they need to
put openssl097 into their list of dependencies instead.  Thanks for the

I'm cc'ing the cygwin-apps list, where such issues are usually discussed.
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