openssl from ports

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Fri Mar 2 22:00:10 UTC 2012

I know openssl is in the core, but the version in FreeBSD 8.2 is
vulnerable to some recent attacks.  (Hmm, I wonder why there hasn't been
an 8.2 update then...)

I installed the version from ports, which was recently updated, but now
I'm not sure how to get my other ports to use that port instead of the
core libraries.  Is it sufficient to restart the apps (apache in
particular), or do I need to recompile things?

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