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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache 2 start_ssl - missing symbol
Date Sun, 27 Nov 2005 11:58:42 GMT
On Sunday 27 November 2005 11:42, Stephen Collyer wrote:
> Stephen Collyer wrote:
> > Joe Orton wrote:
> >> In 2.0.x you can't build mod_ssl as a DSO against OpenSSL if OpenSSL
> >> is only available as static libraries.
> >>
> >> You can either build OpenSSL shared libraries, or upgrade to 2.1.x,
> >> where this should work OK (though I wouldn't recommend it at all).

Joe, what exactly would you not recommend at all?  Using 2.1.x+ssl, or
building a dynamic mod_ssl against a static libssl, or???

> OK, I've now rebuilt openssl to generate a shared library,
> and it's present in the top level of the openssl directory.
> (in my case it's openssl-0.9.8a/ which is symlinked
> to
> I've rebuilt http 2.0.55 (after a make clean) and I still
> have the same problem when I start it - missing X509_STORE_CTX_set_depth
> symbol. It looks like the build isn't seeing the shared library
> for some reason.

ldd your httpd and your to find out what they link to.

I installed openssl-0.9.8 and found its build didn't in fact install anything
except the manpages!  I had to install the libs and headers by hand.
Having done that, apache loads OK with it.

Nick Kew

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