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From Daniel Kahn Gillmor <>
Subject Re: Any reason why building with OpenSSL shouldn't add its lib dir to rpath?
Date Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:04:25 GMT
On 04/14/2014 07:08 AM, Jeff Trawick wrote:
> (not to say there aren't complications, like trying to keep system
> directories out of rpath)

I think that you're asking for mod_ssl to add an openssl-specific
directory to its rpath.

in general, i would discourage this; at the least, it needs to be an
option that can be easily disabled during ./configure -- libssl and
libcrypto should be in the usual system library path, and hard-coding a
specific location makes system maintenance unpredictable and more
difficult than it needs to be.

For a decent overview of the problems with rpath from a distro's



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