[Buildroot] [PATCH 1/1] package/capnproto: add openssl optional dependency

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Sat Aug 8 21:40:52 UTC 2020

On Mon, 27 Jul 2020 14:51:40 +0200
"Yann E. MORIN" <yann.morin.1998 at free.fr> wrote:

> On 2020-07-27 14:41 +0200, Fabrice Fontaine spake thusly:
> > openssl is an optional dependency that is enabled by default since
> > version 0.7.0 and
> > https://github.com/capnproto/capnproto/commit/23db5e3fd91104a0b2881d8f8ab3c10bf9dd8e75  
> Seeing how they are testing for openssl, will that no fail for a staitc
> link, because they forget to link with -lz in that case ?
>       AC_CHECK_LIB(ssl, OPENSSL_init_ssl, [:], [
>         with_openssl=no
>       ], [-lcrypto])
> Why don't they yse pkg-config?

It is weird, we don't have any build failures for this. I would assume
that any configuration where OpenSSL gets built before capnproto (by
chance) and is static should exhibit a build failure, but it's not the

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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