openssl command

Mark Hymers markh at
Wed Aug 15 14:39:02 PDT 2001

On Wed, 15, Aug, 2001 at 11:31:00PM +0200, didbaba wrote:
> In the blfs-book, the command to install the ssl library seem to be
> incomplete. As the openssh hint author suggest, the permission of the library
> must be 644 for libcrypto.a and libssl.a, and 755 for the shared one.
> Actually this is not true.
> May I suggest to add :
> cd /usr/lib
> chmod 644 libcrypto.a libssl.a  # useless IIRC
> chmod 755
> If I remember correctly only the shared one have a permission problem
> Shared library must be executable, no ?
Er - not sure... it probably should be.  I was in the middle of doing
the openssl commands when I got distracted by LFS-3.0.  I'll get back to
them soon. 

Thanks for the tip-off


Mark Hymers					 BLFS Project Leader
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