Conflicts between from port vs. from the base

Yuri yuri at
Fri Feb 14 20:03:48 UTC 2014

While tracking down the crash in libssl on 9.2, I found that it was due 
to this conflict.

First problem is that curl that I build always links with 
installed by openssl-1.0.1_9, and curl coming from the repository comes 
built with from the base system.
There is also the warning during curl build:
/usr/bin/ld: warning:, needed by /usr/lib/, 
may conflict with
openssl is installed because a bunch of other ports depend on it.

So one problem is this ftp/curl build volatility (it links to, when security/openssl is installed even though it 
doesn't depend on it).

The second problem is that the program that depends on two ports, one of 
which is built with security/openssl, and another one depends on the 
base openssl, will always crash due to this conflict.
And some packages are built with USE_OPENSSL and some aren't.

Shouldn't every port that needs libcrypto/libssl always depend on 
security/openssl to avoid such problems?


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