"dst_lib_init: openssl failure" after yesterday's update

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@freemail.ru
Fri Apr 6 10:34:00 GMT 2012

Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!

>> After running dig and host with strace I found that they were trying
>> to open the file "C:\cygwin\lib\engines\libgost.so", which didn't
>> exist on my system; I saw "geterrno_from_win_error: windows error 126
>> == errno 2" in the trace, when the binaries were trying to open this
>> file. I found out that the libgost.so file belongs to the openssl
>> package, which indeed, wasn't installed. After I installed it, all is
>> good.

You're right. This is a library providing Russian GOST cryptographic
algorithms (ГОСТ - Государственный Стандарт) for OpenSSL package.

>> Maybe some binary requirements changed and the package dependencies
>> weren't updated to reflect this? I mean, after upgrading bind, the
>> setup tool should have installed openssl as a dependency.

> That depends.

> After reading that problem I'm wondering if it's not the fault of the
> openssl packaging.  The runtime shared libs cygssl and cygcrypto are in
> the libopensslXXX package, but the engines are in the openssl package.

> Yaakov, do you just change the dependency of the bind package or do you
> think the engines should be moved to the libopensslXXX package?

I don't think it makes much sense separating one executable from twelve libs.

Andrey Repin (anrdaemon@freemail.ru) 06.04.2012, <14:23>

Sorry for my terrible english...

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