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

Tim Kientzle kientzle at
Sat May 30 07:10:05 UTC 2009

Ed Schouten wrote:
> * 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.

Ummm....  yeah, I suppose that would be the
completely obvious thing to do.

Thanks for the clue.



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