[openssl-users] Engines on Mac OS X

Richard Levitte levitte at openssl.org
Mon Sep 3 16:26:42 UTC 2018

In message <62B8AA9B-D6D2-4F33-94C5-7BFE11E465A0 at akamai.com> on Mon, 3 Sep 2018 13:56:41 +0000, "Salz, Rich" <rsalz at akamai.com> said:

> > Gotcha. In that case why does it get built on Mac? I.e., why
> > doesn’t the build process exclude it automatically?
> Beats me. It ends up being a zero-length object file, more or
> less. Perhaps Richard Levitte knows.

We've made it conditional in the source file rather than the build
configuration, so on non-MSWindows platforms, it becomes a minimal
shared object with an entry point that fails unconditionally.

We should obviously rethink that strategy...


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

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