ports requiring OpenSSL not honouring OpenSSL from ports

Paul Hoffman paul.hoffman at vpnc.org
Thu May 1 14:34:05 UTC 2014

On May 1, 2014, at 3:03 AM, Uwe Doering <gemini at geminix.org> wrote:

> I indeed wondered why this variable hadn't been mentioned so far. Guys,
> you do have "WITH_OPENSSL_PORT=yes" in your "/etc/make.conf", haven't you?
> Because otherwise the whole thread might be considered a false alert.
> The ports system does not link with the ports' OpenSSL of its own
> accord. Or at least not in a reliable/predictable manner. You have to
> explicitly tell it what you want.

Please consider whether it is appropriate to chide people for not knowing about an *undocumented* feature of make.conf.

I'll turn in a pr for it.

--Paul HOffman

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