Dmitry Belyavsky beldmit at
Thu Mar 2 12:49:06 UTC 2023

Dear Devatha.

No, you don't need openssl-devel until you write software yourself.

On Thu, Mar 2, 2023 at 1:42 PM Devatha Naga Puneeth
<dnpuneeth3 at> wrote:
> We are using openssl binary to deal with certificates in our rpm.
> Is it required to have an openssl-devel package if we are dealing  only with the openssl binary ?
> As per my understanding,
> The openssl-devel package provides the header files and libraries needed for developing applications that use the OpenSSL library. It is not required for running the openssl command-line tool, unless you are building your own version of the openssl binary from source code.

SY, Dmitry Belyavsky

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