Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sat Feb 17 16:08:03 UTC 2007

Drew Jenkins wrote:
> Bummer. Have to build from source, then :(
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Matthew Seaman <m.seaman at>
> To: Drew Jenkins <drewjenkinsjr at>
> Cc: freebsd-ports at
> Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2007 11:36:28 AM
> Subject: Re: OpenSSL
> Drew Jenkins wrote:
>> Hi;
>> I'm trying to install openssl with "enable-threads" and
>> "enable-shared". The first I can apparently achieve by this command: 
>> make WITH_THREADS=yes install clean
>> But what do I do to enable shared?
> Nothing.  That's the default.  On the other hand, if you want to avoid
> installing shlibs, you can define NOSHARED.

Woah there!  Let me rephrase.  You don't have to do anything to enable
the security/openssl port to build (and install)  shlibs -- it already
does that by default.



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