[erlang-questions] yaws wont start ssl error.

Elias Torres elias@REDACTED
Sat Feb 7 03:45:34 CET 2009

I did this recently (manual install on Ubuntu) and just './configure
--disable-hipe' did the trick.

It might be the case that you don't have the SSL dev libraries, if not
you should install those.

sudo apt-get install libssl-dev

Then try configure again. Except beware that you must either unpack
the source fresh again or run "gmake clean", if not it won't compile
even with the right settings.

Last resource, would be to point to the exact location of your ssl
libraries like this:

./configure --with-ssl-includes=/usr/include/openssl

Then to test simply type:

erl -s ssl


2009/2/6 Salonee Sinha Roy <ssroy1979@REDACTED>:
> Hello All
> First some background
> I am running erlang on ubuntu. Initially I installed R11 using apt-get
> install erlang. I then installed yaws after downloading the file from
> http://yaws.hyber.org and following instructions from there.
> Subsequently I uninstalled R11 by doing a apt-get remove erlang and then
> reinstalled by hand after downloading the R12 install files from
> http://www.erlang.org  and following the instructions.
> I then reinstalled yaws by doing  the following the yaws package.
> ./configure && make
> make install.
> Now when I try to start yaws as root I get the following error
> root@REDACTED:~# yaws
> Erlang (BEAM) emulator version 5.6.5 [source] [async-threads:0] [hipe]
> [kernel-poll:false]
> Eshell V5.6.5  (abort with ^G)
> 1>
> =INFO REPORT==== 6-Feb-2009::18:07:02 ===
> Yaws: Using config file /usr/local/etc/yaws.conf
> =ERROR REPORT==== 6-Feb-2009::18:07:02 ===
> Failed to start ssl: {'EXIT',{undef,[{ssl,start,[]},
>                                      {yaws_config,ssl_start,0},
>                                      {yaws_config,fload,7},
>                                      {yaws_config,load,1},
>                                      {yaws_server,init,1},
>                                      {gen_server,init_it,6},
>                                      {proc_lib,init_p_do_apply,3}]}}
> =ERROR REPORT==== 6-Feb-2009::18:07:02 ===
> Failed to start: undef
> Any help would be great.
> Thanks
> Salonee
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