[xmlsec] Fix to configure when OpenSSL is in /usr/lib

Aleksey Sanin aleksey at aleksey.com
Tue Oct 29 09:48:10 PST 2002

This makes perfect sense to me. If there ar no objections from
others I would be happy to apply your patch.


Scott Cantor wrote:

>I'd like to suggest a change to the autoconf script so that when OpenSSL
>is in a default system location like /usr/lib, the script doesn't embed
>/usr/lib and /usr/include in the compiler/linker flags.
>The reason I see this as a problem is that for, say Linux, where OpenSSL
>tends to be installed there, if I want to build xmlsec using newer
>versions of libxml2 and libxslt then are installed as rpms, I'd like to
>be able to do that in a custom location and have xmlsec find them
>instead of the default versions.
>Many people are reluctant or unwilling to update libxml2 and friends
>until Red Hat blesses them, since GNOME is sitting on top of them, and
>RH 8.0 does not ship with up to date versions that will let xmlsec link.
>I have a crude patch I could suggest for this, but would be happy to
>defer to you or others that might want to do this a specific way.
>-- Scott
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