[openssl-users] Unable to build with dmake

Richard Levitte levitte at openssl.org
Thu Jan 5 11:29:40 UTC 2017

In message <f8764422-40d1-caa7-7b84-73b2fad49528 at akamai.com> on Wed, 4 Jan 2017 12:21:31 -0600, Benjamin Kaduk <bkaduk at akamai.com> said:

bkaduk> Interestingly, having recently configured 1.1.0c on a windows system,
bkaduk> something printed out a warning to the effect of "you seem to not have
bkaduk> nmake.exe on your path; you probably want to install it or dmake to
bkaduk> continue" (even though nmake was usable from that cmd.exe prompt!).
bkaduk> Searching, though, it seems that this is an artifact of some upstream
bkaduk> perl module rather than Configure itself, so it's unclear how reliably
bkaduk> we can prevent it from appearing or modify it to match our
bkaduk> requirements more closely.

Yes, that happens as part of 'use Config;', unfortunately.  I did look
around to try to see how to prevent this from happening, but couldn't
figure it out.

Richard Levitte         levitte at openssl.org
OpenSSL Project         http://www.openssl.org/~levitte/

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