OpenSSL installation instructions

J_Man jeremy at linux-phreak.net
Sun Jul 22 04:30:49 PDT 2001


Kinda Strange - openssl works GREAT for me here, no problems whatsoever
using those instructions.

J

-----Original Message-----
From: blfs-book-owner at linuxfromscratch.org
[mailto:blfs-book-owner at linuxfromscratch.org]On Behalf Of RoryO
Sent: Sunday, July 22, 2001 2:46 AM
To: blfs-book at linuxfromscratch.org
Subject: Re: OpenSSL installation instructions


On Sun, 22 Jul 2001 17:03, you wrote:
> OpenSSL - Library supporting Secure web communications
>
> Version - 0.9.6b
> download location - http://www.openssl.org/source/openssl-0.9.6b.tar.gz
> Home Page - http://www.openssl.org/
> Note:  requires at LEAST zlib, and functional /dev/random and /dev/urandom
>
> installation
> tar zxvf openssl-0.9.6b.tar.gz &&
> cd openssl-0.9.6b &&
> ./config --prefix=/usr &&
> make &&
> make install &&

not really... the default install is stuffed and not fhs complient.. try
this

install -m644 libcrypto.a /usr/lib
install -m644 libssl.a /usr/lib
install -m755 libcrypto.so.0.9.6 /usr/lib
install -m755 libssl.so.0.9.6 /usr/lib
ln -s /usr/lib/libcrypto.so.0.9.6 /usr/lib/libcrypto.so.0
ln -s /usr/lib/libcrypto.so.0.9.6 /usr/lib/libcrypto.so
ln -s /usr/lib/libssl.so.0.9.6 /usr/lib/libssl.so.0
ln -s /usr/lib/libssl.so.0.9.6 /usr/lib/libssl.so


> ldconfig

Keep up the good work tho... we will have a bashing at it, and the
maintainers can choose the option/options that they like... ;)

RoryO




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