Adding new directory to Configure

Matt Caswell matt at
Fri Jul 28 11:15:34 UTC 2023

On 28/07/2023 12:09, Martin Bonner via openssl-users wrote:
> For various reasons, we build a set of utilities along with OpenSSL.  In 
> OpenSSL 1.1.1 we just changed:
> |$config{dirs} = [ "crypto", "ssl", "engines", "apps", "test", "util", 
> "tools", "fuzz" ];|
> |(line 321 of Configure)|
> |$config{dirs} = [ "crypto", "ssl", "engines", "apps", "test", "util", 
> "tools", "fuzz" , "our_directory"];|
> and everything worked.  There is no such line in Configure for 3.0, and 
> I don’t know enough perl to know what to change.  Can anyone help?

Modify the file in the top level directory to change the 
value for SUBDIRS.

You will need a new file in your sub-directory. There are 
plenty of examples of these in the source tree.


> Martin Bonner (he/him)
> Phone:+49 151 5046 3855
> martin.bonner at <mailto:martin.bonner at>
> /Any email and files/attachments transmitted with it are intended solely 
> for the use of the individual or entity to whom they are addressed. If 
> this message has been sent to you in error, you must not copy, 
> distribute or disclose of the information it contains. _Please notify 
> Entrust immediately and delete the message from your system._/

More information about the openssl-users mailing list