liblegacy.a does not work unless compiled with -static
guidovranken at gmail.com
Fri May 1 16:30:50 UTC 2020
OK I see, thanks.
On Fri, May 1, 2020 at 6:27 PM Matt Caswell <matt at openssl.org> wrote:
> liblegacy.a is an internal artifact! You're not supposed to link your
> applications against it!
> You are supposed to link against libcrypto normally. If legacy.so isn't
> in the default install location then make sure the OPENSSL_MODULES
> environment variable is pointing at its directory.
> On 01/05/2020 17:14, Guido Vranken wrote:
> > When I configure using "./config enable-legacy" it creates
> > providers/liblegacy.a, then in the program I link with it,
> > OSSL_PROVIDER_load fails (returns NULL).
> > When I configure using "./config enable-legacy -static" it works as
> > expected.
> > However, building with -static fails on OSS-Fuzz when building with
> > sanitizers, and I need the .a file instead of the .so file for fuzzing.
> > So, is it possible to configure using "./config enable-legacy" and have
> > a working liblegacy.a? Is this a bug?
> > Thanks
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