[xmlsec] configure.in on Mac OS X

Aleksey Sanin aleksey at aleksey.com
Wed Feb 22 11:35:17 PST 2006

Which xmlsec version do you use? I believe it was fixed
in the recent version or in CVS version.


Henning Follmann wrote:
> Hello,
> I stumbled into a problem when trying to compile xmlsec on Mac OS X 10.4 
> (Tiger).
> In your configure.in you test if the libcrypto.$shrext exists.
> Unfortunately the naming scheme on Mac OS X is not really compatible.
> So $shrext would be dylib on this platform.
> This test fails a so during compilation the linker tries to link to 
> /usr/lib/libcrypto.a which unfortunately does not exist. But 
> libcrypto.dylib does exist so -lcrypto would be the correct linker 
> parameter.
> I am not a autotools expert, so I do not know exactly how to fix this, 
> but I hope that this message helps to tackle the issue.
> For now I change manually the link parameter in the Makefile and it 
> compiled fine.
> Regards,
> Henning

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