Openssl 0.9.8c woes

Girish Venkatachalam girishvenkatachalam at
Fri Oct 13 05:45:18 PDT 2006

On Thu, Oct 12, 2006 at 06:33:38PM +0000, Mark wrote:
> What is up with openssl 0.9.8c? Or rather, with me installing it. :) I
> compiled it, installed it, and everything went seemingly well.. until I
> used it: (recompiled) httpd core dumps the moment it tries and load a
> certificate; same with stunnel, which really trips saying function are
> being called that really shouldn't be called (?).
> Apache (1.3.37), php4.4.4 and all related stuff recompiled against the new
> openssl (confirmed with ldd). And all seem to need:
> /usr/local/lib/
> /usr/local/lib/
> Which are there:
> -r--r--r-- 1 root wheel 263434 Oct 12 08:14 /usr/local/lib/
> -r--r--r-- 1 root wheel 1337303 Oct 12 08:14 /usr/local/lib/
> Is there something in the openssl upgrade process I'm missing? Ought to be
> a real straghtforward process. Things have a way of not being, though. :)
> Thanks,
> - Mark

You seem to have done something ominous. :-)

FreeBSD supports keeping multiple simultaneous versions of shared objects. I guess you could have gone that way.

Anyway go to ports dir and reinstall it.

Otherwise you will have trouble.


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