HEADSUP maintainers: Change in openssl package requires change in setup.hint

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz@users.sourceforge.net
Thu Jun 24 20:39:00 GMT 2010

On Thu, 2010-06-24 at 22:25 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Openssl's configuration only allows two location options, --prefix,
> which is set to /usr, and --openssldir, which is set to /usr/ssl
> by default.  So, if we change --openssldir to /usr/share/ssl, all
> files will move there, including the man pages.

Which is probably better, as long as you change the profile.d scripts
accordingly to fix MANPATH.

> I didn't look into the patches applied by Linux distros, but the
> upstream, vanilla openssl package does not allow to move directories
> other than with --prefix and --openssldir.  The engines path is, like
> others, hardcoded into the Makefile, like this:

Yuck.  I suppose you better leave it then, as ambiguous as it is.


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