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Re: compiling subversion without ssl support

From: korebantic <korebantic_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-01-16 22:59:39 CET

On 1/16/07, Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007a@ryandesign.com> wrote:
>
> On Jan 16, 2007, at 08:27, korebantic wrote:
>
> > I'm having a spot of trouble getting subversion compiled on Linux/
> > Red Hat ES 3. I don't care at all about SSL support, and actually I
> > don't even need mod_dav support. However, I can't seem to figure
> > out what the proper options to configure should be:
> >
> > /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lssl
> > collect2: ld returned 1 exit status
> > make: *** [subversion/svn/svn] Error 1
>
> Not sure I understand why this happens, since AFAIK Subversion does
> not use SSL. Subversion can use Neon, which can use SSL, and
> Subversion can be accessed over the svn+ssh protocol, which uses SSL,
> but I do not believe the Subversion binaries themselves use SSL.

It just seems like you just can't build subversion without SSL. I just added
"-L/lib" to my LDFLAGS to make the linker happy.

> configure options:
> >
> > ./configure \
> > --without-httpd \
>
> Looking at ./configure --help, I don't think there is any such option.
>
> > --with-swig \
>
> Ok. Swig doesn't relate to SSL, of course.
>
> > --without-ssl \
> > --without-neon
>
> As ./configure --help says, the --with-ssl option is only passed to
> the Neon build, and is not used by Subversion itself. Since you've
> explicitly asked for no Neon (which means you will not be able to
> access http- or https-hosted repositories), --without-ssl is irrelevant.
>
Yes, but at that point I was ready to try magical chants to get things to
work.

Thanks...
Received on Tue Jan 16 23:50:14 2007

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