what to do when base openssl isn't suitable

Don Lewis truckman at FreeBSD.org
Sat Jul 2 16:10:53 UTC 2016

On  2 Jul, Gerard Seibert wrote:
> I have to admit that this whole discussion has gotten me confused. I
> use "openssl" from ports, always have and probably always will. I use
> to use the now apparently depreciate statement in the /etc/make.conf
> file:

That's what I've been doing to build my own package set.

> From what I am reading, I would replace that line with the following
> statement:
> DEFAULT_VERSIONS+= ssl=openssl

I believe that is correct.

> to force the use of the "ports" version of "openssl". Is that correct,
> or is my interpretation of this incorrect?
> Thanks

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