what to do when base openssl isn't suitable

Miroslav Lachman 000.fbsd at quip.cz
Fri Jul 1 19:57:33 UTC 2016

Don Lewis wrote on 07/01/2016 20:59:
> I've got a port that does not work with base openssl because it looks
> for libssl.pc.  Other than that, I don't think it is picky about what
> flavor of ports ssl is installed.  Because the default version of ssl
> still defaults to base, I don't see a way to get this port to build on
> the cluster, so there is no way to provide binary packages.  That's a
> problem for end users because this port has bunch of huge build
> dependencies.  Thoughts?

There are already packages depending on ports OpenSSL because they need 
/usr/local/libdata/pkgconfig/libssl.pc (installed by openssl-1.0.2_14) 
so I think you can make port depending on ports openssl.
See nginx for example.

.if defined(NGINX_OPENSSL)
.if ${OSVERSION} < 1100000

Miroslav Lachman

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