OpenSSL import [was: cvs commit: src/sys/amd64/amd64 mp_machdep.c src/sys/i386/i386 mp_machdep.c]

Simon L. Nielsen simon at
Thu Nov 15 12:17:02 PST 2007

On 2007.11.11 18:42:08 -0600, Jeremy Messenger wrote:

> While I am here, I am wondering why we don't have openssl.pc import and 
> install (maybe /usr/libdata/pkgconfig)? I think, OpenBSD does install 
> openssl.pc. I think it would be nice if FreeBSD has openssl.pc too for I 
> don't have to add hacks in ports tree to workaround of openssl.pc doesn't 
> exist.

It's not intentionally that the .pc files are not installed.

>From what I can see the .pc files are generated and not just
distributed with OpenSSL and installed.  Since we in the base system
doesn't use the OpenSSL build framework/toos somebody(tm) needs to
find a good way to do this with our build framework.

I will try to have a look at this at some point in a not too distant
future, but no promises of when.  If it's important to anybody,
patches are accepted :-).

Simon L. Nielsen

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