[openssl-users] shouldn't fipslink.pl include the fipscanister.lib in the link line?

Dr. Stephen Henson steve at openssl.org
Fri Jul 14 02:46:42 UTC 2017

On Thu, Jul 13, 2017, Sam Roberts wrote:

> On Thu, Jul 13, 2017 at 1:41 PM, Dr. Stephen Henson <steve at openssl.org> wrote:
> >>
> >> Where is nt.mak? Its mentioned in the User Guide but I didn't find it
> >> in the github repo, or tarballs for openssl 1.0.2j or 1.1.0c, or
> >> tarballs for openssl-fips 2.0.9, or 2.0.16
> >>
> >
> > It's created by OpenSSL when you follow the Windows build procedure.
> No luck so far. I dowloaded openssl-1.0.2l did the `perl Configure ...
> --with=fipsdir...` from section 4.3.3 and don't have a ms/nt.mak.

Are you compiling with VC++ that's the only compiler which is a supported for
FIPS and Windows.

If you are then you need the next step which is:


to get ms\nt.mak

Dr Stephen N. Henson. OpenSSL project core developer.
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