libcrypto/openssl : Which to use

Josef Söntgen josef.soentgen at ...1...
Wed May 6 10:10:47 CEST 2015

Hello Aditya,

* Aditya Kousik <adit267.kousik at ...9...> [2015-05-05 11:45:29 -0700]:

> To use libcrypto++, I found online that openssl will suffice. But while
> there is a port file for both libraries, there's no in lib/mk.
> Grepping the mk files I saw a line in which calls
> select_from_ports,openssl. So, is it the case that we prepare_port for
> openssl but add LIBS += libcrypto in our files?

Yes, libcrypto as well as libssl are part of OpenSSL, so you have to
prepare it when you want to use one of these libraries.


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