Actually, the way that I did it on my older RedHat boxes was:

     ./config --prefix=/usr --openssldir=/usr

The OpenSSL package does not actually use "configure" but it has a
"config" and a "Configure" (confusingly)

However, for users who already have OpenSSL installed, it might not
be ideal to have to remove and reinstall it from source to get tn5250
working.  (To say nothing about the apps that are already using it)

So, I think maybe we should make tn5250 find openssl in it's default
location.   What confuses me is that the Makefile for openssl clearly
installs it's libraries into /usr/local/ssl/lib, yet I'm hearing that
everyone has them in /usr/lib.   So, I'm not sure what to think :)


On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, James Rich wrote:

> All these problems can be solved be judicious use of the --prefix argument
> to ./configure.  The way I've done it is:
>
> ./configure --prefix=/usr <other options>
>
> This will put things in places where other programs can find them without
> special links, etc.  Maybe /usr is not where you want to put it, but I
> think ssl counts as system software and thus belongs there.  Besides,
> that's where slackware puts it anyways.
>
> On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Myles Toomey wrote:
>
> > this was not me originally, but I has the same problem. The Tarball
> > installs in /usr/local/ssl/openssl
> >
> > But the only problem I had was that the make could not find the header
> > files (*.h) for ssl. As soon as I cheated, it compiled and installed
> > fine.
> >
> > On Monday, December 10, 2001, at 02:25  PM, Scott Klement wrote:
> >
> > >
> > > Hmmm... if that's the default install location, maybe we should be
> > > checking there...
> > >
> > > You just had to make the one symlink?   You didn't have to make another
> > > symlink for /usr/local/lib?
> > >
> > > On Mon, 10 Dec 2001, Brian Finn wrote:
> > >
> > >> I had trouble compiling with SSL on Linux as well. OpenSSL seems to
> > >> have put itself in /usr/local/ssl. A link from /usr/include/openssl to
> > >> /usr/local/ssl/openssl seems to have done the trick. (I installed
> > >> OpenSSL
> > >> from the tarball.)



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