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

Mel Flynn mel.flynn+fbsd.current at
Sat May 30 10:25:16 UTC 2009

On Saturday 30 May 2009 09:03:06 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.

On a related note I find it illogical that SHA385/SHA512 is not in libmd while 
256 and lower are. Is this a legal thing or infrastructure?

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