Ethereal-dev: Re: [Ethereal-dev] Link failed on SuSE9.1, "cannot find -lcrypto"

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From: Ulf Lamping <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 22:11:25 +0200
Noah Misch wrote:

On Sun, Jul 11, 2004 at 05:52:35PM +0200, Ulf Lamping wrote:

I've tried to compile released Ethereal 0.10.5 on SuSE 9.1, but failed when linking.

-lpthread /opt/gnome/lib/ -lkrb5 -lasn1 -lcrypto -lroken -lcrypt -lresolv -lz /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i586-suse-linux/3.3.3/../../../../i586-suse-linux/bin/ld: cannot find -lcrypto
This is a problem with the configure logic dealing with kerberos.  I think I
know how to fix it, but could you post the config.log from the failed build?
(compression is fine with me) If you no longer have it, do you recall how you
invoked configure?
I did it just the usual way, simply typed: "./" and after completing it, "./configure". The only thing which seemed to be missing was the openssl-devel library. After installing it from the Yast2 tool everything went well.
While on the subject of making the build process as painless as possible,
I really appreciate that :-)

don't suppose you might apply the patches I have submitted to that end or tell
me why they are inappropriate:
Well, I just tried to compile Ethereal the first time on any Unix *ever*.
So I'm really not the person to tell you if anything is appropriate or not.

I'm just a win32 guy, which is used to get an installer exe which is working (and 99.99% it *is* just working, at least today).
So I wanted to report things going wrong on the unix build at the time I 
tried out.
Regards, ULFL