openssl 0.9.7e - need help

David Jenkins david.jenkins at
Mon Nov 22 05:48:58 PST 2004

On Mon, 22 Nov 2004 07:29:21 -0600, J.D. Bronson <jbronson at> wrote:
> Ok. Obviously I am an idiot and missing something here.
> All I want to do is use the OpenSSL port and have it OVERWRITE
> the base files.
> It builds clean.
> It passes all the tests.
> However when I try to install it, it keeps installing into its OWN
> area and not overwriting my base files.
> Based on my best guess of reading the 'Makefile' I tried this:
> # make WITH_OPENSSL_PORT=yes install
> It installs, but tosses the files into:
>        This port has installed the following files which may act as network
>        servers and may therefore pose a remote security risk to the system.
> /usr/local/bin/openssl
> /usr/local/lib/
> /usr/local/lib/
> Can someone tell me what stupid thing I am missing?
> I just want to finish this install.....
> thanks in advance :)

Have you tried the following?

(This used to work, but I havn't tried it in 6 months or so)

cd /usr/ports/security/openssl
make -DOPENSSL_OVERWRITE_BASE install clean

Hope this helps.


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