[erlang-questions] erlang fails to load crypto on solaris 10 x86_64

Sverker Eriksson <>
Thu Nov 8 14:58:19 CET 2012


Kostis Sagonas wrote:
> On 11/08/2012 10:59 AM, Sverker Eriksson wrote:
>> crypto needs OpenSSL 0.9.8, you have 0.9.7.
>>
>> Either install 0.9.8 or patch crypto by removing the NIF
>> des_ede3_cfb_crypt which is the only one that needs 0.9.8.
>
> Shouldn't this be checked or isn't this something which is done better 
> as part of the configure script?  I.e. checking at configure time 
> which OpenSSL version is used and taking some appropriate action?
>
Yes, that would be nicer.

In R16 crypto will support OpenSSL 0.9.7.

crypto:des3_cfb_encrypt and des3_cfb_decrypt will then throw exception 
'notsup'.

/Sverker




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