[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 16:44:22 UTC 2014


Thomas, All,

On 2014-08-15 18:29 +0200, Thomas Petazzoni spake thusly:
> On Fri, 15 Aug 2014 17:43:44 +0200, Yann E. MORIN wrote:
> 
> > > 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.
> 
> Can you include in the commit log the rationale for this change?

Err.. I think I did, didn't I?
    http://patchwork.ozlabs.org/patch/380305/

;-)

Regards,
Yann E. MORIN.

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