Linking with libarchive fails (Was: Re: buildworld fails.)

Ed Schouten ed at
Sat May 30 07:03:09 UTC 2009

* Tim Kientzle <kientzle at> wrote:
> You need: LDADD=-larchive -lmd -lcrypto
> One of the formats supported by libarchive has recently
> gained support for some cryptographic extensions which
> rely on the 'md' and 'crypto' libraries.

Can't this be solved by linking libarchive to libmd and libcrypto? That
way you don't have to link against those libraries explicitly.

 Ed Schouten <ed at>
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