ssl:start() fails

Mikael Karlsson <>
Tue Feb 25 20:47:09 CET 2003


I had the similar problem, 

after make and make install I found a make file in the 
priv/obj directory. I just typed make in the directory and 
then it maked the ssl_esock and everything worked fine :-)

/Mikael


tisdag 25 februari 2003 19:08 skrev Jesper Wilhelmsson:
> Hi!
>
> I'm running Erlang using a newly installed RedHat 8.0 and am trying to use
> ssl, but as soon as I try to start it I get errors.
>
> So this is what I did:
>
> * Downloaded the OTP source from erlang.org
> * tar -xzvf ...
> * cd otp...         (I'm just typing this to show that I haven't done
> * configure          anything strange with my system...)
> * make
> * bin/erl
> Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.2 [source] [hipe]
>
> Eshell V5.2  (abort with ^G)
> 1> ssl:start().
> sh: line 1: /home/jesperw/hipe/otp/lib/ssl/priv/bin/ssl_esock: No such
> file or directory
>         sh: line
> 1: exec: /home/jesperw/hipe/otp/lib/ssl/priv/bin/ssl_esock: cannot
> execute: No such file or directory
>
> {error,{shutdown,{ssl_app,start,[normal,[]]}}}
>
> =INFO REPORT==== 25-Feb-2003::18:52:15 ===
>     application: ssl
>     exited: {shutdown,{ssl_app,start,[normal,[]]}}
>     type: temporary
> 2>
>
> Ok, I understand that some files are missing.. But who stole them?
> Is there some package missing in my linux installation?
>
> In the configure log there's a lot of no in the ssl section, but in the
> end it seems to find OpenSSL at least.
>
> checking for SSLeay in SSL application... no
> checking for SSLeay in standard locations... checking for
> /usr/include/ssl.h... no
> checking for /usr/pkg/include/ssl.h... no
> checking for /usr/local/include/ssl.h... no
> checking for /usr/local/ssl/include/ssl.h... no
> checking for /usr/lib/ssl/include/ssl.h... no
> checking for /usr/ssl/include/ssl.h... no
> checking for OpenSSL in standard locations... checking for
> /usr/include/openssl/opensslv.h... yes
>
> (help)
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