Reg solaris support for openssl 1.1.1b

Jakob Bohm jb-openssl at
Fri Mar 15 17:19:53 UTC 2019

On 15/03/2019 14:33, Dennis Clarke wrote:
> 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.
LD_LIBRARY_PATH overriding the compiled in RUNPATH is appropriate when 
a newly compiled binary before installing the libraries to their final 
locations, perhaps
on the same, perhaps on another machine.

I don't known if the Solaris loader lets LD_LIBRARY_PATH override 
presumed by the above answer.


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