[erlang-questions] Erlang Crypto R16+ and Centos 6.4+ incompatibility

Evgeny M <>
Tue Dec 17 16:56:59 CET 2013



>That is not an Erlang problem itself. The binary Erlang packet you 
installed 
>was build on an system that had a OpenSSL with EC support enabled while 
the 
>system you are trying to install one, has OpenSSL with EC support 
disabled. 

Nope, I compiled erlang from sources, and it throws the error in 
crypto:start(). Seems like ./configure does not detect missing curves.

>No, that is Centos/Redhat stupidity. OpenSSL by default does EC, but 
Redhat choose

>to disabled EC so that the NSA can better spy on you.

Sure it's not erlang fault, but still do we really want to ditch half of 
potential user base? Or suggest everyone to install outdated R15, as it 
still works?

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