[Buildroot] [PATCH] package/erlang: build host erlang with ssl support to match target

Yann E. MORIN yann.morin.1998 at free.fr
Fri Aug 15 15:43:44 UTC 2014


Frank, All,

On 2014-08-15 08:33 -0400, Frank Hunleth spake thusly:
> On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 4:36 AM, Thomas Petazzoni
> <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> wrote:
> > Dear Yann E. MORIN,
> >
> > On Thu, 14 Aug 2014 00:27:07 +0200, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
> >
> >> If the target erlang has SSL support, so shoud the host-erlang.
> >
> > Why?
> 
> After more thought, I think that the reasoning should be that the
> common Erlang build tools reference openssl. (openssl is used for
> Erlang's crypto support, so the moment you run code that computes a
> SHA1, you need it.) I'd be fine with host-erlang always having ssl
> enabled since the error message you get when you don't have it enabled
> is not obvious to anyone who doesn't use Erlang.

Yes, after giving it more thought, and your input above, I believe we
should always build host-erlang with SSL support.

I'll update my patch accordingly.

Thanks! :-)

Regards,
Yann E. MORIN.

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