[openssl-users] upgrade system's OpenSSL and libs on Mac OS X 10.6.8

Viktor Dukhovni openssl-users at dukhovni.org
Mon May 11 05:43:41 UTC 2015

On Mon, May 11, 2015 at 07:07:13AM +0200, Patrick Proniewski wrote:

> I would like to upgrade openssl, libssl and libcrypto on my Mac OS X 10.6.8
> system. The purpose is to allow system and softwares to use the new libs
> (for example ssh, sshd, Mail...). Do you think it's possible?

You can install OpenSSL from MacPorts or Homebrew, choose whichever
you prefer.

> I can already install openssl and libs somewhere else (/usr/local), but
> if possible I would like to replace those provided by the system.

That would be a mistake.  It is best to not replace system libraries
with incompatible upstream versions.


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