lighttpd does not pull OpenSSL dependency

David Demelier demelier.david at
Fri Oct 28 09:28:35 UTC 2016

2016-10-27 18:35 GMT+02:00 Mathieu Arnold <mat at>:
> Le 27/10/2016 à 17:00, Matthew D. Fuller a écrit :
>> On Thu, Oct 27, 2016 at 03:05:03PM +0200 I heard the voice of
>> Mathieu Arnold, and lo! it spake thus:
>>> Once you install openssl from ports, the ports framework will use
>>> it, always.
>> That is absolutely not the case since OpenSSL in base was updated to
>> .so.8 and ports wasn't re-bumped past it.  Everything gets confused
>> all the time.
> Well, that is another problem, and you are right, OpenSSL's shlib should
> have been bumped, blame the former maintainer for that. I'll talk to the
> new maintainer about that.

What if we rename contrib libs that are used only in base?


- /usr/lib/libfreebsd-(ssl|crypto)
- /usr/lib/libfreebsd-kerberos* (don't know the name, I don't have
access to a FreeBSD system ATM)

And then, ports must always link to OpenSSL from ports or Kerberos,
and so on that is in base but only for base tools.

Demelier David

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