[openssl-users] Compiling on AIX

Richard Levitte levitte at openssl.org
Thu Feb 15 21:42:18 UTC 2018

Thank you, that was an omission on our part.  Fixed here:



In message <CAFVWEzVd7igh=k3fc7WpEmaVrmhdLzDAxuDgO0-tKxiMVvGYVg at mail.gmail.com> on Thu, 15 Feb 2018 12:53:52 -0500, Jerry L <artlemuel at gmail.com> said:

artlemuel> I failed to point out that I was test compiling the 1.1.1 version. I apologize for that omission.
artlemuel> Jerry L
artlemuel> On Thu, Feb 15, 2018 at 12:37 PM, Jerry L <artlemuel at gmail.com> wrote:
artlemuel>  I received an error when compiling on AIX 7.1 using both cc and gcc. The 'ar' command fails
artlemuel>  with a message that / is not a valid flag when it tries to create the new archive file. I changed
artlemuel>  the ARFLAGS variable to ARFLAGS= -q -X32 in the make file and the archive was created and
artlemuel>  the object files added.
artlemuel>  I am working though some other issues (for test purposes). Currently we are using 1.0.2n with
artlemuel>  FIPS so we will not be moving to the new version until after FIPS certification.
artlemuel>  My programming knowledge has become somewhat out of date as I now work as a system
artlemuel>  administrator with little need for programming skills. So if I am missing something obvious
artlemuel>  here, please correct me.
artlemuel>  Art

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