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Re: Redhat-6.2, configure and -ldl (ITS#1096)

On Wed, Mar 28, 2001 at 06:51:03PM -0600, Bob Tanner wrote:
> Quoting Ben Collins (bcollins@debian.org):
> > This patch is just plain wrong. libcrypto.so should be linked against
> > whatever libraries it needs to satisfy it's own dependencies. It should
> > not force other programs to guess what they are. That's counter
> > intuitive to shared library linking.
> Dude, don't kill the messenger. 
> I'd be more then happy to "do it the right way", if I knew how to. I just did a
> patch so MAKE IT work, which 90% of the time is what needs to happen so you can
> move forward.
> Instead of stepping all over me and making me regret VOLUNTEERING my time to TRY
> to fix a problem, you might be a little more helpful and steer me in the right
> direction.

I thought the direction was obvious: libcrypto.so needs to link to -ldl

Note, I was not stepping all over you, I was aiming more toward openssl
for not building correctly :) Sorry if that wasn't apparent.

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