Reg solaris support for openssl 1.1.1b

Ludwig, Mark ludwig.mark at
Fri Mar 15 15:56:38 UTC 2019

> From: Dennis Clarke, Friday, March 15, 2019 8:33 AM
> On 3/15/19 5:38 AM, Matthias St. Pierre wrote:
> > My guess is that your binary is loading the system's shared libraries.
> > To find out whether this is the case, try
> >
> >     ldd bin/openssl
> >
> > If my assumption is correct, you might have to set the LD_LIBRARY_PATH
> > explicitely.
> Actually LD_LIBRARY_PATH is evil.
> The correct way to do this is to compile with a RUNPATH set in the
> output ELF files.

Assuming you are in control of the destination systems' library locations, RUNPATH is desirable.

For an ISV, LD_LIBRARY_PATH is a necessary evil for application-delivered libraries.

> Building on Solaris is a real pain.

Compared with what?  This is how all Unices/*nix's work.

Mark Ludwig

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