The easiest way to install Pound on FreeBSD

Mel Flynn mel.flynn+fbsd.questions at
Mon Mar 30 22:10:55 PDT 2009

On Tuesday 31 March 2009 05:02:50 Olivier Nicole wrote:
> Hi,
> Here is the easiest way i found to install Pound on FreeBSD (6.4 amd64).
> - install OpenSSL from /usr/ports/security/openssl
> - in /usr/local/openssl add a link to /usr/local/include and /usr/local/lib
> - modify /usr/ports/www/pound/Makefile and add a line saying:
>   CONFIGURE_ARGS+=        --with-ssl=/usr/local/openssl
> - install Pound from /usr/ports/www/pound/
> The modification to the Makefile will have to be done after every
> upgrade of the ports tree; before upgrading Pound.

.if !empty(.CURDIR:M/usr/ports/www/pound)

Ideally, the MAINTAINER should be pinged and set WITH_OPENSSL_PORT=yes in the 
Makefile, if port is BROKEN with base ssl.

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