Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] conflict when built with OpenSSL on Mac OS X
From: Andrew Hood <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 26 Jul 2006 23:56:41 +1000
Jeff Morriss wrote:
> 
> LEGO wrote:
> 
>>I noticed that when I build --with-ssl wireshark cannot read any file.
>>
>>If I compile without it works OK.
>>
>>We had a "similar" report on Solaris where WS crashed when reading the
>>DTDs as soon as the reporter build it --without-ssl it worked.
>>
>>I did not further dig into the issue.

That could depend on where the openssl shared libraries are. If they
aren't in /usr/lib it probably needs a -R/path/to/openssllibs option in
the link. That bit me yesterday building another application.

>>My question is what is OpenSSL used for?
>>Can we replace it with GnuTLS?
>>What needs to be modified to drop this dep?
>>Does someone else wants to help me in getting rid of OpenSSL?
> 
> 
> Net-SNMP seems to need it.  If I configure --with-net-snmp but without 
> SSL, 'configure' says:
> 
> 
>>configure: error: Net-SNMP requires openssl but ssl not enabled

That should depend on whether Net-SNMP was built with or without openssl.

> Personally I don't use either, but I've seen questions on the lists that 
> seem to imply people do use the SNMP stuff.

All the time.
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