[erlang-bugs] Dynamical link of SSL

Christian Faulhammer <>
Mon Dec 17 09:57:40 CET 2007


"Sergei Golovan" <>:

> On 12/17/07, Christian Faulhammer <> wrote:
> >
> > Secondly: Is there a specific reason SSL is not built dynamically in
> > erts?  (SSL_DYNAMIC_ONLY in configure.)  We have several problems on
> > hardened boxes and in connection with SSL support in
> > ejabberd with it (text relocations)...but maybe there are severe
> > reasons to deactivate that.
> A short reason can be found in
> http://www.erlang.org/download/otp_src_R11B-5.readme (find OTP-6680).

 Ok, thanks for the pointer.
 
> But I'd say that the real problem is that it's impossible (or I
> couldn't find a way) to enable dynamic linking without patching
> configure scripts. A minimal patch can be found at
> http://svn.berlios.de/wsvn/erlang-pkg/erlang/trunk/debian/patches/75dynamicssl.diff?op=file&rev=0&sc=0
> but I don't think it's suitable for main Erlang/OTP distribution
> because it changes default behavior.

 In what way does it change default behaviour (we already use that fix
in Gentoo)?  Because ejabberd won't work in our environment without
dynamical linking.

V-Li

-- 
Christian Faulhammer, Gentoo Lisp project
<URL:http://www.gentoo.org/proj/en/lisp/>, #gentoo-lisp on FreeNode

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