Pourdriere produces faulty build results due to bsd.openssl.mk bug

Guido Falsi mad at madpilot.net
Wed Apr 1 21:32:51 UTC 2015

On 04/01/15 23:21, Bryan Drewery wrote:
> On 4/1/2015 3:59 PM, Yuri wrote:
>> I found that packages produced by poudriere likely link with base
>> openssl, while port make likely links with the port openssl.
>> This is because of the lines in bsd.openssl.mk which check for the
>> presence of openssl shared library and headers under PREFIX, and set
>> WITH_OPENSSL_BASE when they aren't present. In case of port make files
>> are likely present, and in case of poudriere build files are likely not
>> present.
>> Example is ftp/curl (with GSSAPI=NONE,  OPENSSL=yes options). *Poudriere
>> produces curl library, that causes VirtualBox to break* due to the
>> openssl base vs. port conflicts. See recent emulation@ ML threads. Port
>> make produces curl library that works fine with VirtualBox.
>> I think both WITH_OPENSSL_BASE and WITH_OPENSSL_PORT should be retired,
>> and code checking file presence also should be removed, and all ports
>> should be made to build with an openssl port instead. Ports should never
>> use base OpenSSL.
>> Only <100 ports touch WITH_OPENSSL_... variables. Somebody who is able
>> to make such decisions and has the commit bit should bit should look
>> into this. Otherwise, massively faulty package repositories are produces.
>> Yuri
> I've wanted this for a long time. I think we should just do it.

As I said in another email, I agree on the idea.

On the other hand some testing plan should be laid out before unleashing
this change in the tree...

Guido Falsi <mad at madpilot.net>

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