openssl 1.1.1k on solaris 2.6 sparc

Jeff Wieland wieland at
Thu Jun 24 13:44:38 UTC 2021

Michael Wojcik wrote:
>> From: openssl-users <openssl-users-bounces at> On Behalf Of david raingeard
>> Sent: Thursday, 24 June, 2021 07:06
>> I compiled it using sun compiler, with some modifications to the source code.
> If memory serves, OpenSSL doesn't work on Solaris SPARC if built using the Sun compiler. You have to use GCC. I'm pretty sure we discovered this in our SPARC product builds.
> This, and some other platform issues (there's one with GCC optimization on x86 64-bit, the details of which escape me now), are things I keep hoping to find time to dig into, but more-pressing work never seems to ease up.
> --
> Michael Wojcik

You can build it on Solaris 10 SPARC, using Studio 12.2 for 32 bit, and
Studio 12.4 for 64 bit.  Make sure that these are fully patched up.

Jeff Wieland, UNIX Systems Administrator
Purdue University IT Infrastructure Services UNIX Platforms

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