Porting Library - Missing "openssl.mk"

Christian Helmuth christian.helmuth at genode-labs.com
Tue Nov 6 09:02:52 CET 2018

Hello John,

On Mon, Nov 05, 2018 at 09:52:43PM -0500, John J. Karcher wrote:
> The library depends on several external libraries; so far all of them are
> already in "libports".  But one of the dependencies is "openssl", and I get
> the following error when running "make":
>   "Library-description file openssl.mk is missing"
> This indeed appears to be the case, both in my local source tree and on
> GitHub.
> Do I need to do something different for "openssl", or is it really a missing
> file?

This is just a naming issue as the Genode library is not named
'openssl' but libssl. For reference you may look into the SSL test

  repos/libports/src/test/libports/libssl/target.mk:2:LIBS   = libc libcrypto libssl

The naming on Linux etc. is likely confusing


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